Understanding the interplay of cancer patients' instrumental concerns and emotions.

@article{Brandes2017UnderstandingTI,
  title={Understanding the interplay of cancer patients' instrumental concerns and emotions.},
  author={Kim Brandes and Margot J van der Goot and Edith G. Smit and Julia C M van Weert and Annemiek J. Linn},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2017},
  volume={100 5},
  pages={839-845}
}
OBJECTIVE 1) to assess patients' descriptions of concerns, and 2) to inform a conceptual framework in which the impact of the nature of concerns on doctor-patient communication is specified. METHODS Six focus groups were conducted with 39 cancer patients and survivors. In these focus groups participants were asked to describe their concerns during and… CONTINUE READING