Professional and patient perspectives on nutritional needs of patients with cancer.

  title={Professional and patient perspectives on nutritional needs of patients with cancer.},
  author={Vriginia W Hartmuller and Sharon M. Desmond},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  volume={31 5},
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To identify and compare perceptions of RNs, registered dietitians (RDs), and patients regarding the best format and key nutrition information components that should be provided to patients during cancer treatment. DESIGN Cross-sectional study using an opinion-based questionnaire. SETTING Outpatient cancer centers. SAMPLE 506 RNs and 367 RDs, as well as 653 patients undergoing cancer treatment. METHODS Two similar self-administered questionnaires were developed, one… CONTINUE READING


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