Support needs of brain tumour patients and their carers: the place of a telephone service.

@article{Curren2001SupportNO,
  title={Support needs of brain tumour patients and their carers: the place of a telephone service.},
  author={J R Curren},
  journal={International journal of palliative nursing},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 7},
  pages={331-7}
}
  • J R Curren
  • Published 2001 in International journal of palliative nursing
Although the survival rate for many cancers has improved over the past two decades this has not happened for most patients with a primary malignant brain tumour. Numbers of patients diagnosed with this condition each year are small, and as expertise is often very limited, information, advice, and support can be difficult for patients and carers to access. The role of the appropriately trained nurse in meeting these needs has been well researched and published literature supports the development… CONTINUE READING

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