Critical appraisal:Temel JS, Greer JA, Muzikansky A, Gallagher ER, Admane S, Jackson VA, et al 2010 2

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Temel JS, Greer JA, Muzikansky A, Gallagher ER, Admane S, Jackson VA, et al. Early palliative care for patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer. N Engl J Med 2010 Aug 19;363(8):733-42 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20818875.


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Key Facts

Study Design

randomised controlled trial

Number of Patients:

151


Includes an economic evaluation

no

Evidence ratings

Level of evidence

II

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Relevance of evidence
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Dr Natasha Michael MBChB MRCP MRCGP MSC


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Article
Temel JS, Greer JA, Muzikansky A, Gallagher ER, Admane S, Jackson VA, et al. Early palliative care for patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer. N Engl J Med 2010 Aug 19;363(8):733-42 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20818875.
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Guidelines:Lung cancer/Treatment/Non-small-cell stage IV inoperable
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