Gynecological cancer patients’ differentiated use of help from a nurse navigator: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{Thygesen2012GynecologicalCP,
  title={Gynecological cancer patients’ differentiated use of help from a nurse navigator: a qualitative study},
  author={Marianne Kirstine Thygesen and Birthe Dagmar Pedersen and Jakob Kragstrup and Leann Wagner and Ole Mogensen},
  booktitle={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2012}
}
BackgroundFragmentation in healthcare can present challenges for patients with suspected cancer. It can add to existing anxiety, fear, despair and confusion during disease trajectory. In some circumstances patients are offered help from an extra contact person, a Nurse Navigator (NN). Scientific studies showing who will benefit from the extra help offered are missing. This study aims to explore who could benefit from the help on offer from a nurse appointed as NN in the early part of a cancer… CONTINUE READING
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