The experience of adults who choose watchful waiting or active surveillance as an approach to medical treatment: a qualitative systematic review.

@article{Rittenmeyer2016TheEO,
  title={The experience of adults who choose watchful waiting or active surveillance as an approach to medical treatment: a qualitative systematic review.},
  author={Leslie Rittenmeyer and Dolores Huffman and Michael Alagna and Ellen M Moore},
  journal={JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={174-255}
}
BACKGROUND "Watchful waiting" or "active surveillance" is an alternative approach in the medical management of certain diseases. Most often considered appropriate as an approach to treatment for low-risk prostate cancer, it is also found in the literature in breast cancer surveillance, urinary lithiasis, lymphocytic leukemia, depression and small renal… CONTINUE READING