Table 2

Characteristics of professionals attending the focus groups (n = 20)

Area of knowledge

(N)


Researchers

Psychologist-researcher cancer

2

Researcher Cancer care

1

Professor Psychiatry of elderly

1

Researcher Cognition of elderly

1

Psychologist and expert of educational booklets

1

TOTAL

6

Male

3

Female

3

Experts of patient-provider

Education adviser and communication trainer

3

communication

Representative of cancer patient association

1

Policymaker Care and Elderly (government)

2

Social worker Cancer Institute

1

Coordinator Nursing Department

1

TOTAL

8

Male

1

Female

7

(Oncology) nurses

Oncology nurse (specialist)

3

Oncology nurse

2

Nurse-practitioner Oncology

1

TOTAL

6

Male

0

Female

6


Posma et al. BMC Nursing 2009 8:1   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-8-1

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