Development of a scale to measure information needs in cancer care.

@article{Degner1998DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a scale to measure information needs in cancer care.},
  author={Lesley Faith Degner and Barbara Joyce Davison and Jeff A. Sloan and Ben Mueller},
  journal={Journal of nursing measurement},
  year={1998},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={137-53}
}
Developing approaches to improve the use of scarce health care resources is of increasing importance in cancer care. Being able to target the provision of information to the primary needs of consumers ensures more productive use of expensive teaching time by health care professionals. Researchers and clinicians have used a variety of measurement techniques to assess the information needs of individuals with cancer at various points in their illness trajectory. The two most common types of… CONTINUE READING

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