Cancer Nurs 2021 Mar 16. Epub 2021 Mar 16.
Author Affiliations: College of Nursing, School of Nursing (Mrs Huda); School of Nursing, Department of Nursing, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (Dr Chang) and Graduate Institute of Humanities in Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan (Dr Shaw); Nursing Faculty, Universitas Riau, Pekanbaru, Indonesia (Mrs Huda).
Background: Psychological distress is a common problem that occurs in advanced cancer patients; however, the concept has not been sufficiently specified or clearly described.
Objective: To develop succinct understanding of psychological distress among advanced cancer patients.
Methods: A literature search was conducted using the CINAHL, PubMed, and MEDLINE databases from 1988 to 2018. Read More