Brain Tumor Symptoms as Antecedents to Uncertainty: An Integrative Review
Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 05/08/2012
Evidence Based Medicine
Cahill J et al. – 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.