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The objective is to investigate a rehabilitation program (supportive conversations and a rehabilitation course for cancer patients and their relatives together).
The study evaluate the effect of the program compared to no intervention (usual care)
The study aim to evaluate the effect and the benefit of the program.
First the patients psychosocial well-being is assessed in a survey (EORTC, POMS, WHO-5 well-being index) Then their relatives psychosocial well-being is assessed in a survey (Ad hoc questions, POMS and WHO-5 well-being index)
The effect is also assessed in qualitative interviews with patients and their relatives.
The rehabilitation course is investigated in qualitative observations and interviews.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Odense University Hospital
University of Southern Denmark
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:14-0400
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