Cancer rehabilitation: assessment of need, development, and evaluation of a model of care.

@article{Lehmann1978CancerRA,
  title={Cancer rehabilitation: assessment of need, development, and evaluation of a model of care.},
  author={Justus Lehmann and Joel A. Delisa and C. Gerald Warren and Barbara J Delateur and P. Bryant and Clare Nicholson},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1978},
  volume={59 9},
  pages={410-9}
}
A sample of 805 cancer patients, comparable to but not identical with a national study, was screened to identify: rehabilitation problems encountered at different cancer sites; the need for rehabilitation services; and gaps in the delivery of rehabilitation care. Significant numbers of rehabilitation problems were found that could be improved by rehabilitation care. Psychologic problems were commonly encountered and seemed more severe in patients with physical disabilities; these patients have… CONTINUE READING

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