Needs of ambulatory patients with cancer who visited outpatient units in Japanese hospitals.


PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To document the domains and properties of the self-reported needs of ambulatory patients with cancer. DESIGN Descriptive. SETTING Outpatient units in three general hospitals in Japan. SAMPLE 139 ambulatory patients with cancer. METHODS The data were collected using questionnaires. Five theoretical groups, which were composed of 30… (More)


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