Differences in assessment of symptoms and quality of life between patients with advanced cancer and their specialist palliative care nurses in a home care setting.

Abstract

This study examined differences in the assessment of symptoms and quality of life (QoL) between patients with advanced cancer living at home and their specialist palliative care nurses. Nurses introduced a recently validated outcome measure, the Palliative Care Outcome Scale (POS), to patients referred to their hospice at their first or second home visit… (More)

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@article{Horton2002DifferencesIA, title={Differences in assessment of symptoms and quality of life between patients with advanced cancer and their specialist palliative care nurses in a home care setting.}, author={Robert Horton}, journal={Palliative medicine}, year={2002}, volume={16 6}, pages={488-94} }