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It is important that the process goes quickly, isn't it?"  A qualitative multi-country study of colorectal or lung cancer patients' narratives of the timeliness of diagnosis and quality of care
Umeå universitet, Medicinska fakulteten, Institutionen för omvårdnad.
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2018 (Engelska)Ingår i: European Journal of Oncology Nursing, ISSN 1462-3889, E-ISSN 1532-2122, s. 88-Artikel i tidskrift (Refereegranskat) Epub ahead of print
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Purpose: Theemphasisonearlydiagnosis toimprove cancersurvival hasbeenakeyfactor inthedevelopmentof cancer pathways across Europe. The aim of this analysis was to explore how the emphasis on early diagnosis and timely treatment is reflected in patient's accounts of care, from the first suspicion of colorectal or lung cancer to their treatment in Denmark, England and Sweden. Method: We recruited 155 patients in Denmark, England and Sweden who were within six months of being diagnosed with lung or colorectal cancer. Data were collected via semi-structured narrative interviews and analysed using a thematic approach. Results: Participants’accountsofqualityofcarewerecloselyrelatedtohowquickly(ornot)diagnosis,treatment and/or healthcare processes went. Kinetic metaphors as a description of care (such as treadmill) could be interpreted positively as participants were willing to forgo some degree of control and accept disruption to their lives to ensure more timely care. Drawing on wider cultural expectations of the benefits of diagnosing and treating cancer quickly, some participants were concerned that the waiting times between interventions might allow time for the cancer to grow. Conclusions: Initiatives emphasising the timeliness of diagnosis and treatment are reflected in the ways some patients experience theircare.However, theseaccounts were opentofurther contextualisation aboutwhatspeed of healthcare processes meant for evaluating the quality of their care. Healthcare professionals could therefore be an important patient resource in providing reassurance and support about the timeliness of diagnosis or treatment.

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Lung cancer Colorectal cancer Time Multi-country comparison Narrative analysis Quality of health care Patients' experiences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-147569DOI: 10.1016/j.ejon.2018.04.002OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-147569DiVA, id: diva2:1204595
Tillgänglig från: 2018-05-08 Skapad: 2018-05-08 Senast uppdaterad: 2018-06-09

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