Health seeking related to ovarian cancer.

  title={Health seeking related to ovarian cancer.},
  author={Dixie Koldjeski and Mary K Kirkpatrick and Lou Everett and Sylvia Brown and Melvin S. Swanson},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={370-8; quiz 379-80}
Critical review of general health-seeking models showed a need for expansion to include the early and atypical symptom period associated with ovarian cancer and the role of self and primary care in the diagnostic process. Data from family functioning research showed that in the self-care phase, the initial gastrointestinal symptoms were unrecognized as serious, given common sense labels, and self-managed. When primary care provider care was sought, misdiagnoses occurred three fourth of the time… CONTINUE READING
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