Hoping for the best while preparing for the worst: A literature review of the role of hope in palliative cancer patients

Secondary title: 
T2 - Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Short title: 
Hoping for the best while preparing for the worst: A literature review of the role of hope in palliative cancer patients
Authors: 
Feuz, C.
Volume: 
43
Start page: 
168-174
Annotations: 
Type A, Priority 52, Priority 3, priority 4
Date: 
September
Year: 
2012
Accession number: 
2012505954
Database: 
EMBASE SR
Number: 
M1 - 3
Serial: 
1939-8654
ID: 
11281
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2011.10.002
Key words: 
article
cancer palliative therapy
cancer patient
cancer staging
coping behavior
decision making
family
health care personnel
hope
human
medical ethics
medical literature
patient assessment
patient autonomy
priority journal
quality of life
systematic review
terminal care
treatment outcome
Types of evidence: 
Type A
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do
Priority 3: Involve
Priority 4: Support