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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
cancer radiotherapy, cancer patient education, rural health
This researcher investigated the learning needs of patients attending an outpatient Radiation Therapy clinic for cancer" treatment. The problem under investigation was:
What are the knowledge self-care deficits of patients receiving radiation therapy in a rural outpatient setting?
A better understanding of their needs may impact the kinds of educational programs offered to these patients. When patients are at home, caring for themselves, it becomes very important for them and their families to understand their care and to have appropriate resources available to them.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Cancer -- Radiotherapy
Cancer -- Patients -- Education
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
Copyright © 1993 Kim Nearhood. All rights reserved
Nearhood, Kim H., "Knowledge Deficits of Radation Therapy Patients in a Rural Setting: A Pilot Study" (1993). Theses and Dissertations. 769.