A randomised trial of two information packages distributed to new cancer patients before their initial appointment at a regional cancer centre.


The purpose of this study was to evaluate the extent to which a new patient information package (NPIP) or a mini version of the same package (mini-NPIP) reduces emotional distress and meets the informational needs of patients arriving at a tertiary cancer centre for the first time. A comprehensive package, NPIP, consisting of procedural information… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.1996.299


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