Patients' perception of communication with clinicians during screening and discussion of cancer supportive care needs.

@article{Jones2011PatientsPO,
  title={Patients' perception of communication with clinicians during screening and discussion of cancer supportive care needs.},
  author={Rebecca Jones and Melanie Regan and Eli Ristevski and Sibilah Breen},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2011},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={e209-15}
}
OBJECTIVE Effective communication between patients and clinicians is an essential aspect of supportive care for cancer patients, however many patients find this communication is inadequate. This study examined cancer patients' perception of communication with their clinician during a supportive care screening and discussion process and the ways in which this process assisted communication. METHODS One hundred and fifty-four patients undertaking treatment for cancer in chemotherapy… CONTINUE READING