"Am I really ready to go home?" : a qualitative study of patients' experience of early discharge following an Enhanced Recovery Programme for Liver Resection Surgery

Vandrevala, Tushna, Senior, Victoria, Springs, Laura, Kelliher, Leigh and Jones, Chris (2016) "Am I really ready to go home?" : a qualitative study of patients' experience of early discharge following an Enhanced Recovery Programme for Liver Resection Surgery. Supportive Care in Cancer, 24(8), pp. 3447-3454. ISSN (print) 0941-4355

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Abstract

This qualitative data demonstrates some of the complexities of patients' expectations and experiences of the ERP. Whilst patients generally experience the ERP positively, they also have concerns about the process. The study highlights areas where additional support may be needed for patients enrolled in ERPs and discharged early.

Item Type: Article
Research Area: Cancer studies
Psychology
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (until 2017) > School of Psychology, Criminology and Sociology (from November 2012)
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Depositing User: Katrina Clifford
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2016 14:23
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2017 10:34
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-016-3158-6
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/34692

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