QUOTEchemo: a patient-centred instrument to measure quality of communication preceding chemotherapy treatment through the patient's eyes.

@article{Weert2009QUOTEchemoAP,
  title={QUOTEchemo: a patient-centred instrument to measure quality of communication preceding chemotherapy treatment through the patient's eyes.},
  author={Julia C M van Weert and Jesse Jansen and Gert-Jan de Bruijn and Janneke Noordman and Sandra van Dulmen and Jozien M. Bensing},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 17},
  pages={2967-76}
}
BACKGROUND Knowing patients' needs is a prerequisite to ensure high quality cancer care. This study describes the development and psychometric properties of a patient-centred instrument to measure needs and actual experiences with communication preceding chemotherapy treatment: QUOTE(chemo). QUOTE-questionnaires (Quality Of care Through the patients' Eyes) are widely used to gain insight into unmet needs, but no validated, standardised questionnaire combining patients' needs and experiences… CONTINUE READING