Brain Tumor Symptoms as Antecedents to Uncertainty: An Integrative Review

Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 05/08/2012

Symptom investigation is an emerging and rapidly developing area of neuro–oncology. The extent to which symptoms are familiar, predictable, and understandable can mitigate uncertainty. The unstable nature of symptoms across the trajectory of a brain tumor may be a significant corollary to illness–related uncertainty.

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