1. Nyhagen , Ragnhild
  2. Egerod , Ingrid
  3. Rustøen , Tone
  4. Lerdal , Anners
  5. Kirkevold , Marit


Family members have unique knowledge of the patient that differs from and complement the competence of the staff, and might contribute to improved symptom communication. Future research should examine how family members can contribute to symptom communication, assessment, and management.