Are Needs Assessments Cost Effective in Reducing Distress Among Patients With Cancer? A Randomized Controlled Trial Using the Distress Thermometer and Problem List

William Hollingworth, Chris Metcalfe, Susana Mancero, Susan Harris, Rona Campbell, Lucy Biddle, Denise McKell-Redwood, James Brennan

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Abstract

Patients with cancer have a high prevalence of distress. We evaluated whether distress monitoring and needs assessment using the Distress Thermometer and Problem List (DT&PL) improved patient outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3631-3638
JournalJournal of Clinical Oncology
Volume31
Issue number29
Early online date3 Sep 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Oct 2013

Structured keywords

  • BTC (Bristol Trials Centre)
  • BRTC
  • Centre for Surgical Research

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