Assessment of patient and family needs during an inpatient oncology experience.

@article{Dougherty2010AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of patient and family needs during an inpatient oncology experience.},
  author={Mary Lisbeth Dougherty},
  journal={Clinical journal of oncology nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={301-6}
}
Little research has been conducted to discern the specific needs of patients with cancer and their family members, despite the number of oncology-related hospital admissions each year. The purpose of this descriptive study was to determine the specific needs of patients and family members during an inpatient oncology admission. A convenience sample of 54 participants (27 patients and 27 family members) was obtained. The most important needs identified by patients related to information and… CONTINUE READING

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