Sexuality: raising the issue with patients
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Sexuality: raising the issue with patients

Bob Price Director of postgraduate awards in advancing healthcare practice, Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Open University

Few nurses are confident about discussing sexuality with patients, even when cancer or treatment seems to mandate a review of this subject. In this article, Bob Price explores why talking about sexuality with patients can be difficult, and offers some opening approaches that might facilitate the exploration of concerns, beliefs, misconceptions and needs in this area.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 9, 5, 29-35. doi: 10.7748/cnp2010.

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