Please login (Members) to view content or
(Nonmembers) this article.
0
No votes yet
Perspectives

Conversations With Patients: A Recipe for Providing Better, More Personalized Care

Julie R. Beck
CJON 2018, 22(5), 481-482 DOI: 10.1188/18.CJON.481-482

The best gift a patient ever gave me was a recipe. It was handwritten on a small piece of lined paper, all in capital letters. The recipe was for zucchini bread and was given to me by Mr. S, a lung cancer survivor in his early 80s who I had been following in the cancer survivorship clinic that I started at the VA where I work in New England. He came to see me every three to six months for clinic visits and computed tomography scans to monitor for recurrence of his lung cancer.

Members Only

Access to this article is restricted. Please login to view the full article.

Not a current ONS Member or journal subscriber?
Join/Renew Membership or