Published in Cancer Weekly, March 11th, 2003
"Knowing that communication between family and health care professionals is traditionally fragmented during the perioperative period, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center developed a family-centered program to improve information exchange.
"This article describes the Perioperative Clinical Nurse Specialist program and the process by which ongoing communication of clinical information and psychosocial support for waiting relatives occurs," wrote M.F. Cunningham and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "Good...
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