An exploration of the concerns of patients with inoperable lung cancer.

@article{Dale2011AnEO,
  title={An exploration of the concerns of patients with inoperable lung cancer.},
  author={Moira J Dale and Bridget Margaret Johnston},
  journal={International journal of palliative nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={285-90}
}
Appraisal of the literature suggests that patients with lung cancer report more unmet supportive care needs and greater psychological distress than patients with other cancers. This study aimed to explore the concerns of patients with inoperable lung cancer and to interpret those concerns to inform specialist palliative care nursing practice. A descriptive qualitative study was undertaken using semi-structured interviews with six participants on a single site. Three main themes were identified… CONTINUE READING