Patient, parent, and physician perspectives on pediatric oncology rounds.

@article{Lewis1988PatientPA,
  title={Patient, parent, and physician perspectives on pediatric oncology rounds.},
  author={Catherine C. Lewis and D R Knopf and K Chastain-Lorber and Arthur Ablin and Seymour Zoger and Katherine K Matthay and Michael Glasser and Rh Pantell},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1988},
  volume={112 3},
  pages={
          378-84
        }
}
To provide data to guide physicians regarding the extent to which pediatric patients and their families should be involved in decision-making discussions by their health care teams, we compared the standard rounding procedure in a pediatric oncology unit (rounds conducted out of earshot) with bedside rounds in which management was discussed in front of patients and parents. Type of rounds was alternated in 2-week blocks for 4 months. The impact of the two types of rounds of 35 parents and… CONTINUE READING

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