Putting clinical practice guidelines into the hands of cancer patients

Hagen, Neil A.; Whylie, Barbara
February 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;02/10/98, Vol. 158 Issue 3, p347
Academic Journal
Editorial. Focuses on how the Canadian medical profession can meet the needs of cancer patients. Reference to the Canadian clinical practice guidelines that is published as a supplement to same issue of `CMAJ' on the care and treatment of breast cancer; A lay version of the guidelines for patients enabling them to participate in treatment decisions; Canadian Cancer Society survey showing a need for credible and easily understood information. INSET: Patient information sources.


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