A qualitative exploration of a respiratory distress symptom cluster in lung cancer: cough, breathlessness and fatigue.
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AbstractThere is a growing awareness that symptoms frequently co-occur in 'symptom clusters' and that understanding these clusters may improve the management of unrelieved symptoms in patients. In-depth longitudinal exploration of lung cancer patients' symptom experiences is used to examine patient symptom experiences and distress across the disease trajectory of lung cancer.
CitationA qualitative exploration of a respiratory distress symptom cluster in lung cancer: cough, breathlessness and fatigue. 2011, 71 (1):94-102 Lung Cancer
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