TITLE

Barriers to the diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism in advanced cancer patients: A qualitative study

AUTHOR(S)
Sheard, Laura; Prout, Hayley; Dowding, Dawn; Noble, Simon; Watt, Ian; Maraveyas, Anthony; Johnson, Miriam
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;Apr2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p339
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses study that explore the barriers faced by doctors when diagnosing and treating patients with cancer-associated thrombosis. It also discusses design that uses frame work analysis and provides results. It was concluded that multiple logistical barriers are hindering best patient care for people with cancer-associated thrombosis and that the research team proposes practical recommendations which could yield direct benefit for patients and the health services.
ACCESSION #
86418568

 

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