Information interventions for orienting patients and their carers to cancer care facilities

Chan, Raymond, Webster, Joan and Hall, Jenny (2010) Information interventions for orienting patients and their carers to cancer care facilities. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2010 1: CD008273-1-CD008273-10. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD008273

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Author Chan, Raymond
Webster, Joan
Hall, Jenny
Title Information interventions for orienting patients and their carers to cancer care facilities
Journal name Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1469-493X
Publication date 2010
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1002/14651858.CD008273
Volume 2010
Issue 1
Start page CD008273-1
End page CD008273-10
Total pages 10
Place of publication Oxford, United Kingdom
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Abstract This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects of information interventions which orient patients and their carers/family to a cancer care facility and the services available in the facility. Copyright © 2010 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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