Identifying Support Needs of Patients with Esophageal Carcinomas Prior to Surgical Intervention: An Exploratory Study

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/623445
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Poster
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
Identifying Support Needs of Patients with Esophageal Carcinomas Prior to Surgical Intervention: An Exploratory Study
Author(s):
Whang, Sung E.
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Sung E. Whang, MSN, Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Abstract:

To date, esophageal cancer studies primarily evaluate patients' physical consequences and quality of life after diagnosis and treatment. Very few studies have investigated emotional distress among this group. What exactly are the unmet support needs of these patients? This is a proposal for an exploratory study using focus-groups.

Keywords:
Esophageal Carcinomas; Esophagectomy; Support Needs
Repository Posting Date:
23-Oct-2017
Date of Publication:
23-Oct-2017
Other Identifiers:
CONV17PST243
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
44th Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePosteren
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titleIdentifying Support Needs of Patients with Esophageal Carcinomas Prior to Surgical Intervention: An Exploratory Studyen_US
dc.contributor.authorWhang, Sung E.en
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.author.detailsSung E. Whang, MSN, Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/623445-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>To date, esophageal cancer studies primarily evaluate patients' physical consequences and quality of life after diagnosis and treatment. Very few studies have investigated emotional distress among this group. What exactly are the unmet support needs of these patients? This is a proposal for an exploratory study using focus-groups.</span></p>en
dc.subjectEsophageal Carcinomasen
dc.subjectEsophagectomyen
dc.subjectSupport Needsen
dc.date.available2017-10-23T19:30:50Z-
dc.date.issued2017-10-23-
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-23T19:30:50Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name44th Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.en
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