A systematic literature review comparing the psychological care needs of patients with mesothelioma and advanced lung cancer

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Ball, H, Moore, S and Leary, A (2016). A systematic literature review comparing the psychological care needs of patients with mesothelioma and advanced lung cancer. European Journal of Oncology Nursing. 25, pp. 62-67.
AuthorsBall, H, Moore, S and Leary, A
Abstract

© 2016 Elsevier LtdPurpose Psychological distress which adversely affects a person's experience of cancer has been shown to be highly prevalent in patients with mesothelioma. Historically, the assumption has been made that the evidence guiding the supportive care needs for lung cancer is relevant to those with mesothelioma. The objective of the study was to evaluate if the psychological care needs differ between patients with pleural mesothelioma and those with advanced lung cancer. Methods A search of MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsycARTICLES, Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Collection, PsycINFO databases, grey literature and the Cochrane Library of Systematic Reviews identified 17 studies meeting a predefined inclusion criteria. These were critically appraised for quality. Data relating to psychological experiences was extracted which was then synthesised narratively and through a process of meta ethnography. Results Common themes identified across the studies created 10 key concepts. These were uncertainty, normality, hope/hopelessness, stigma/blame/guilt, family/carer concern, physical symptoms, experience of diagnosis, iatrogenic distress, financial/legal and death and dying. Key similarities and differences were identified between the mesothelioma and lung cancer evidence. Conclusions There is limited research exploring the lived experiences of those with mesothelioma and lung cancer, with the majority of them having methodological and/or reporting concerns compromising the conclusions made. However, reoccurring themes in the evidence were found suggesting a number of areas where the psychological experience of mesothelioma differs from that of advanced lung cancer. These findings warrant further research to explore further and if proven, the need for the provision of specialist mesothelioma care services is affirmed.

KeywordsHumans; Mesothelioma; Lung Neoplasms; Attitude to Death; Stress, Psychological; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Middle Aged; Patients; Health Services Needs and Demand; Female; Male; Hopelessness; Lung cancer; Mesothelioma; Meta ethnography; Normality; Pychological distress; Supportive care; Uncertainty; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Attitude to Death; Female; Health Services Needs and Demand; Humans; Lung Neoplasms; Male; Mesothelioma; Middle Aged; Patients; Stress, Psychological; 1110 Nursing; 1112 Oncology And Carcinogenesis; Nursing
Year2016
JournalEuropean Journal of Oncology Nursing
Journal citation25, pp. 62-67
PublisherElsevier
ISSN1462-3889
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1016/j.ejon.2016.09.007
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Print01 Dec 2016
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Deposited25 Jul 2017
Accepted01 Oct 2016
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