Impact of a supportive care service for cancer outpatients: management and reduction of hospitalizations. Preliminary results of an integrated model of care

@article{Antonuzzo2016ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of a supportive care service for cancer outpatients: management and reduction of hospitalizations. Preliminary results of an integrated model of care},
  author={Andrea Antonuzzo and Enrico Vasile and Alfredo Sbrana and Maurizio Lucchesi and Luca Galli and Isa Maura Brunetti and Gianna Musettini and Azzurra Farnesi and Elisa Biasco and Nuria M Virgili and Alfredo Falcone and Sergio Ricci},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={209-212}
}
Supportive care in oncology is a primary need for every oncology department nowadays. In 2012, in our institution, a dedicated supportive care service (SCS) was created in order to deal with any need our on-treatment patients might have (e.g. tumour-related or treatment-related symptoms). We hypothesized that this service had a positive impact on the number… CONTINUE READING