Understanding clinical risk decision making regarding development of depression during interferon-alpha treatment for hepatitis-C: A qualitative interview study
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|Title:||Understanding clinical risk decision making regarding development of depression during interferon-alpha treatment for hepatitis-C: A qualitative interview study||Authors:||Hepgul, Nilay
Anderson, Janet E.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/4916||Date:||Dec-2012||Abstract:||Background: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) affects 170 million worldwide. Currently, around 30% of patients receiving interferon-alpha (IFN-α) treatment for HCV experience clinically significant depression. Effective and timely detection of depression is crucial to ensuring appropriate treatment and support. However, little is known about how clinical nurse specialists identify patients at risk of developing interferon-alpha-induced depression, and monitor those receiving antiviral treatment for the occurrence of depression.||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Elsevier||Copyright (published version):||2012 Elsevier Ltd.||Keywords:||Decision-making;Depression;Hepatitis C;Interferon-alpha;Nurse Clinicians||DOI:||10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.07.016||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice Research Collection|
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