The experience of dysphagia and its effect on the quality of life of patients with oesophageal cancer.

@article{Watt2003TheEO,
  title={The experience of dysphagia and its effect on the quality of life of patients with oesophageal cancer.},
  author={Eilidth Watt and Fiona Whyte},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={183-93}
}
This qualitative study was designed to explore the experience of dysphagia in oesophageal cancer and how this impacts on quality of life. The aim of the study was to add to the knowledge and comprehension of this poorly understood symptom. Data was collected through in-depth interview and administration of the EORTC QLQ-C30 and EORTC QLQ-OES24 quality of life tools with six people with incurable oesophageal cancer who had dysphagia. The interviews were tape-recorded and then transcribed… CONTINUE READING