Therapeutic Effects of Nurse Telephone Follow-up for Lung Cancer Patients in Turkey.

@article{Hintistan2017TherapeuticEO,
  title={Therapeutic Effects of Nurse Telephone Follow-up for Lung Cancer Patients in Turkey.},
  author={Sevilay Hintistan and Nesrin Nural and Dilek Cilingir and Ayla Akkas Gursoy},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2017},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={508-516}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with lung cancer can encounter many difficulties as they adjust to the side effects of chemotherapy treatments. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to determine the therapeutic effects of nurse telephone follow-up for lung cancer patients. METHODS In this quasi-experimental study, the sample consisted of 60 patients with lung cancer assigned to an intervention group (n = 30) and a control group (n = 30). The control group participants were sequentially enrolled first and… CONTINUE READING