Learning about ovarian cancer at the time of diagnosis: video versus usual care.

@article{Geller2010LearningAO,
  title={Learning about ovarian cancer at the time of diagnosis: video versus usual care.},
  author={Melissa A. Geller and Levi S. Downs and Patricia L. Judson and Rahel Ghebre and Peter A. Argenta and Linda F. Carson and Amy L. Jonson and Kristen Godfrey and Rachel Isaksson Vogel and Sue V. Petzel},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={119 2},
  pages={
          370-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Effective patient -clinician communication at diagnosis is important, yet decreased provider time for face-to-face interactions makes traditional paradigms in cancer care difficult. We evaluated the effects of an educational video on patients' distress, cancer knowledge, coping skills and attitudes regarding learning about cancer at the time of ovarian cancer diagnosis. METHODS An educational video was developed in which oncology professionals, women with ovarian cancer, and their… CONTINUE READING
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