A randomized clinical trial of home nursing care for lung cancer patients.

@article{Mccorkle1989ARC,
  title={A randomized clinical trial of home nursing care for lung cancer patients.},
  author={Ruth Mccorkle and Jeanne Quint Benoliel and Gary W. Donaldson and Faye Georgiadou and Carol Moinpour and B W Goodell},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1989},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={1375-82}
}
A randomized clinical trial was conducted to assess the effects of home nursing care for patients with progressive lung cancer. One hundred sixty-six patients were assigned to either an oncology home care group (OHC) that received care from oncology home care nurses, a standard home care group (SHC) that received care from regular home care nurses, or an office care group (OC) that received whatever care they needed except for home care. Patients were entered into the study 2 months after… CONTINUE READING

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