Published in Clinical Oncology Week, June 26th, 2006
"The aim of this paper is to present a hermeneutic phenomenological study illuminating patients' existential situation prior to colorectal surgery," scientists in Sweden reported.
"The intention was also to explore the value of the encounter between patient and nurse. Patients waiting for major surgery experience multifarious reactions. Emotions of anxiety, fears of the unknown, anaesthesia, cancer diagnosis and death can arise. Several earlier studies have reported the importance of...
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