Validation of the Mishel’s uncertainty in illness scale-brain tumor form (MUIS-BT)

  title={Validation of the Mishel’s uncertainty in illness scale-brain tumor form (MUIS-BT)},
  author={L Lin and Alvina A. Acquaye and Elizabeth Vera-Bola{\~n}os and Jennifer Ellis Cahill and Mark R. Gilbert and Terri S. Armstrong},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
The Mishel uncertainty in illness scale (MUIS) has been used extensively with other solid tumors throughout the continuum of illness. Interventions to manage uncertainty have been shown to improve mood and symptoms. Patients with primary brain tumors (PBT) face uncertainty related to diagnosis, prognosis, symptoms and response. Modifying the MUIS to depict uncertainty in PBT patients will help define this issue and allow for interventions to improve quality of life. Initially, 15 experts… CONTINUE READING

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