Recordings or summaries of consultations for people with cancer.
JT Scott, M Harmsen, MJ Prictor, VA Entwistle, AJ Sowden, I Watt
Cochrane Database Syst Rev | Published : 2003
BACKGROUND: Many people find it difficult to remember information provided during medical consultations. One way of improving this may be to provide a record of the conversation. OBJECTIVES: This review examined the effects of providing recordings or summaries of their consultations to people with cancer and their families. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched the following sources: The Cochrane Library (issue 4 2002); MEDLINE (1966 to January week 1 2003); CINAHL (1982 to December week 4 2002); Dissertation Abstracts (1861 to week 2 2003); EMBASE (1985 to week 2 2003); PsycINFO (1967 to January week 2 2003); AMED (1985 to December 2002); and Sociological Abstracts (1998 to week 2 2003). For the ini..View full abstract