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Publication - Dr Lucy Biddle

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

    Citation

    Hollingworth, W, Metcalfe, C, Mancero, S, Harris, S, Campbell, R, Biddle, L, McKell-Redwood, D & Brennan, J, 2013, ‘Are Needs Assessments Cost Effective in Reducing Distress Among Patients With Cancer? A Randomized Controlled Trial Using the Distress Thermometer and Problem List’. Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol 31., pp. 3631-3638

    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.

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