Nurse-led program addresses radiation-induced GI symptoms

10/22/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

A nurse-based intervention yielded better outcomes than standard care for patients with gastrointestinal symptoms following pelvic radiotherapy, a U.K. study found. The nursing intervention was linked to similar outcomes but higher scores in patient satisfaction when compared with physician-led care. The findings appear in the journal The Lancet.

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