Patient navigation: an update on the state of the science.

@article{Paskett2011PatientNA,
  title={Patient navigation: an update on the state of the science.},
  author={Electra D Paskett and J. Phil Harrop and Kristen J. Wells},
  journal={CA: a cancer journal for clinicians},
  year={2011},
  volume={61 4},
  pages={
          237-49
        }
}
Although patient navigation was introduced 2 decades ago, there remains a lack of consensus regarding its definition, the necessary qualifications of patient navigators, and its impact on the continuum of cancer care. This review provides an update to the 2008 review by Wells et al on patient navigation. Since then, there has been a significant increase in the number of published studies dealing with cancer patient navigation. The authors of the current review conducted a search by using the… CONTINUE READING

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