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Institute of Primary Care and Public Health PhD Studentship: Exploring the potential of a mobile phone or tablet 'app' to help patients with cancer address their information needs

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Encouraging cancer patients to ask questions during consultations gives them a greater understanding of their medical care, improves satisfaction with care and reduces anxiety. Although cancer patients often express a desire for more information, they are uncertain about what questions they should ask their clinicians or may forget to ask the question. Interventions such as question prompt sheets have been shown to improve communication within consultations as they appear to empower the patient ...

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Research Fields

Technology
Medical sciences

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Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsUnited Kingdom
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/jobs/316361-Institute-of-Primary-Care-and-Public-Health-PhD-Studentship-Exploring-the-potential-of-a-mobile-phone-or-tablet-app-to-help-patients-with-cancer-address-their-information-needs
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfileNot defined
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Application deadline

31/05/2013

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Fellowship ID

50946

Funding organisation / Contacts
Cardiff School of Medicine

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Cardiff