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Handbook of Cancer-Related Fatigue (Haworth Research Series on Malaise, Fatigue, and Debilitatio) (Haworth Research Series on Malaise, Fatigue, and Debilitatio) by Roberto Patarca-Montero

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Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nursing,
  • Oncology,
  • Reference works,
  • Nursing - Oncology & Cancer,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Reference,
  • Fatigue,
  • Cancer,
  • Complications,
  • Neoplasms,
  • Pathophysiology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8152918M
ISBN 100789021676
ISBN 109780789021670

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What is cancer-related fatigue? Cancer-related fatigue is a persistent feeling of physical, emotional, or mental tiredness or exhaustion related to cancer and/or its treatment. Unlike other types of fatigue, the feeling does not go away with rest. Most people receiving cancer treatment experience fatigue, and some people will. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.   The Handbook of Cancer-Related Fatigue studies the close relationship between fatigue and cancer, as well as cancer therapies that cause fatigue. This book identifies fatigue’s devastating effects on the body and mind and offers solutions to maximize care for all types of cancer victims using documented clinical studies from around the world/5(3). Cancer-related fatigue is now the most prevalent symptom of cancer, occurring in 60–90% of patients. Fatigue has been identified by cancer patients as a factor influencing functionality and.

Cancer-related fatigue: A review of nursing interventions Article (PDF Available) in British journal of community nursing 15(5), May with 3, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Marilynne N Kirshbaum. Fatigue is a highly distressing symptom of cancer associated with significant psychological morbidity and reduced quality of life. Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) has been underreported, underdiagnosed, and undertreated. Fatigue and depression may coexist in patients with cancer, and considerable 5/5. Fatigue is very common in patients with blood cancers. Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is characterized by excessive and persistent exhaustion that interferes with daily activity and function. CRF often begins before cancer is diagnosed, worsens during the course of treatment and may persist for months—even years—after treatment ends. DEFINITION OF CANCER-RELATED FATIGUE Cancer-related fatigue is a distressing, persistent, subjective sense of physical, emotional, and/or cognitive tiredness or exhaustion related to cancer or cancer treatment that is not proportional to recent activity and interferes with usual functioning. Printed by Eliot Williams on 6/11/ Size: KB.

  About Cancer-Related Fatigue. Fatigue is the most common side effect of cancer and cancer treatment. Cancer-related fatigue is different from fatigue that people without cancer experience. Cancer-related fatigue usually lasts longer, can be intense, and may not get better with rest. People describe cancer-related fatigue in many ways, such as.   PDF Download Handbook of Cancer-Related Fatigue: What Does the Research Say? (Haworth Research. Conner. Follow. 4 years ago PDF Handbook of CancerRelated Fatigue What Does the Research Say Haworth Research Series Free Books. Blandiasd. How should I manage my cancer-related fatigue?: How To Manage Your Cancer Related Fatigue. Cancer – Related Fatigue (CRF): A distressing, persistent, subjective sense of physical, emotional, and/or cognitive tiredness or exhaustion related to cancer or cancer treatment that is not proportional to recent activity and interferes with File Size: KB. Barbara F. Piper, in Supportive Oncology, Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) differs significantly from the usual sense of tiredness that healthy people experience. In contrast, CRF is an unusual sense of tiredness that is not often relieved by a good night's sleep or by rest; symptoms are disproportionate to the degree of physical exertion, 4 and they interfere with functioning. 5 .