Patient perspectives on participation in the ENABLE II randomized controlled trial of a concurrent oncology palliative care intervention: Benefits and burdens

Maloney, Cristine; Lyons, Kathleen Doyle; Li, Zhongze; Hegel, Mark; Ahles, Tim A; Bakitas, Marie
April 2013
Palliative Medicine;Apr2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p375
Academic Journal
The article discusses study that aimed to gain a deeper understanding of participants' perspectives of the intervention and palliative care trial participation and compares their benefits and burdens. It also discusses design and analysis of data followed standard procedures of descriptive thematic analysis. Results were drawn and it was concluded that the benefits of the intervention and the positive aspects of trial participation outweighed the burdens.


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