Need for appropriate written information for patients, with particular reference to head and neck cancer.

@article{Semple2002NeedFA,
  title={Need for appropriate written information for patients, with particular reference to head and neck cancer.},
  author={C J Semple and B Luke McGowan},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={585-93}
}
Patients need and want written information. There is evidence that giving comprehensible information increases overall satisfaction with the care given by healthcare professionals. This paper provides a review of the literature on patients' need for appropriate information, with particular reference to head and neck cancer, based on searches of electronic databases. Head and neck cancers are among the least common cancers in the UK but these patients have very specific and great needs. Written… CONTINUE READING

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