Recall in older cancer patients: measuring memory for medical information.

@article{Jansen2008RecallIO,
  title={Recall in older cancer patients: measuring memory for medical information.},
  author={Jesse Jansen and Julia C M van Weert and Nienke van der Meulen and Sandra van Dulmen and Thea J Heeren and Jozien M. Bensing},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2008},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={149-57}
}
PURPOSE Remembering medical treatment information may be particularly taxing for older cancer patients, but to our knowledge this ability has never been assessed in this specific age group only. Our purpose in this study was to investigate older cancer patients' recall of information after patient education preceding chemotherapy. DESIGN AND METHODS We constructed a recall questionnaire consisting of multiple-choice questions, completion items, and open-ended questions related to information… CONTINUE READING

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