The Meaning of Touch to Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy.

@article{Leonard2015TheMO,
  title={The Meaning of Touch to Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy.},
  author={Katherine E. Leonard and Melanie Kalman},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  year={2015},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={
          517-26
        }
}
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To explore the experience of being touched in people diagnosed with cancer and undergoing IV chemotherapy.
 RESEARCH APPROACH Qualitative, phenomenologic.
 SETTING Central New York and northern Pennsylvania, both in the northeastern United States
. PARTICIPANTS 11 Caucasian, English-speaking adults.
. METHODOLOGIC APPROACH Individual interviews used open-ended questions to explore the meaning of being touched to each participant. Meanings of significant statements… CONTINUE READING

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