Listening to patients with cancer: using a literary-based research method to understand patient-focused care

@inproceedings{Begley2014ListeningTP,
  title={Listening to patients with cancer: using a literary-based research method to understand patient-focused care},
  author={Amanda Begley and Kathy Pritchard-Jones and Maurice Biriotti and Anna C. Kydd and Tim Burdsey and Emma Townsley},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE In spite of considerable attention, patients diagnosed with cancer continue to report poor experiences of care. The root causes of this remain unclear. This exploratory study aimed to investigate new ways of understanding the experience of patients with cancer, using a literary-based research approach. DESIGN Interviews were undertaken with four patients diagnosed with high-grade brain cancers at least 6 months from diagnosis and with people (n=5) identified by the patients as… CONTINUE READING
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