6 edition of Pocket Guide to Managing Cancer Fatigue (Jones and Bartlett Series in Oncology) found in the catalog.
March 18, 2004 by Jones & Bartlett Publishers .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||218|
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Pocket Guide To Managing Cancer Fatigue (Jones and Bartlett Series in Oncology): Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by: 1. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 18 cm. Contents: Ch. Overview of cancer-related fatigue / Lillian M.
Nail --Ch. ric cancer-related fatigue / Pamela S. Hinds and Marilyn Hockenberry --Ch. e assessment et diagnosis / Janet Bagley --Ch. social, educational, and behavioral approaches to fatigue management / Andrea.
The best measure of fatigue comes from the way you describe your fatigue level to your cancer care team. You can describe your level of fatigue as none, mild, moderate, or severe. Or you can use a scale of 0 to 10, where 0 means no fatigue at all, and 10 means the worst fatigue you can imagine.
Pocket Guide To Managing Cancer Fatigue. This handy pocket guide contains an overview of the basic theory regarding its incidence, etiology, including physiological and psychological mechanisms, and provides content on its assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation.
This book is a pocket guide. It was written to be something that you can easily carry around, and to empower you as a patient or caregiver in a short amount of time so you can join in a partnership with your doctor and take ownership of the treatment plan.
This pocket guide teaches you about the vocabulary doctors use to characterize cancer and. Fighting Cancer Fatigue. Fatigue is by far the most common - and for many the most distressing - symptom affecting people with cancer. At its worst, cancer-related fatigue is a draining, unrelenting exhaustion that impedes the ability to enjoy life and carry out daily activities.
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.
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A Pocket Guide To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. What is CFS/ME. A neuro-immunological illness usually triggered by a viral infection, which causes abnormalities such as overactivity in the immune system – which then leads to a number of symptoms, which can often be severe enough to cause the person to be bedridden.
Fatigue. Fatigue is by far the most common symptom affecting people with cancer. For some, it is the most distressing symptom. At its worst, cancer-related fatigue is a draining, ongoing exhaustion that limits one's ability to enjoy life and do activities.
Fatigue is a side effect of chemotherapy, cancer treatment and the emotional aspects of coping with cancer and cancer pain and anemia. *We are here to support you. If you are applying for financial assistance, all correspondence must be done electronically through email or fax.
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Managing stress can play an important role in combating cancer-related fatigue. Here are some suggestions that may help. Here are some suggestions that may help. Adjust your expectations. Published in collaboration with the ONS, this text is the definitive source for concepts and practices in oncology nursing and can be used for orientation of nurses to oncology, inservice and continuing education programs for practicing nurses, a basis for curriculum development in graduate programs, and as a review tool for certification.
Following cancer treatment, most survivors want to resume a lifestyle free from cancer-related fatigue. The American Cancer Society estimates, though, that 30 to 50 percent of cancer survivors experience persistent fatigue for months and, sometimes years.
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 withFile Size: KB. help you cope with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis and guide you to resources.
CancerCare ® offers free counseling from professional oncology social workers who understand the challenges faced by people with cancer and their caregivers. We can work with you one-on-one to develop strategies for coping with treatment and its side effects.
Fatigue is one of the most common problems for people receiving cancer treatment. Fatigue also can be a symptom of cancer. The fatigue is not the same as fatigue experienced by healthy people.
It is described as feeling heavy, weak or worn out, and as having a complete lack of energy. Cancer fatigue can affect a person's quality of life, and can cause depression or other emotional problems.
or other health conditions that cause fatigue. How is cancer-related fatigue treated. The first step in managing fatigue is to treat any medical condition causing or worsening your fatigue, such as pain, depression or anxiety, lack of sleep, poor nutrition, anemia, cancer treatment, or other medical conditions.
Managing cancer-related fatigue. n 10 tips for managing fatigue 1) Keep a fatigue diary a. Write down the times of day when you in a worry book (or in your diary) to address the next day. 10) Exercise a. It is extremely important to remain active and factor this into your daily routine so.
The first step in coping with cancer fatigue is to share your symptoms with your doctor. He or she will want to rule out any treatable causes of fatigue such as anemia, a low oxygen level in your blood (hypoxemia leading to hypoxia), sleep apnea, or medications that may need to be doctor will also want to know if your treatment is interfering with your ability to eat a nutritious.
Managing Cancer-Related Fatigue This information will help you manage cancer-related fatigue during and after your cancer treatment.
About Cancer-Related Fatigue Fatigue is the most common side effect of cancer and cancer treatment. Cancer-related fatigue is. The goal of this manual: For Healthcare Professionals: A Guide to Helping Patients Manage Cancer & Work, 2nd Edition is to give you the direction and tools you need to answer questions, provide resources for referrals and support your patients who work.
The guide consists of three sections that parallel those presented in our multi-part Educational. Coping with cancer - managing fatigue. Fatigue is a feeling of tiredness, weakness, or exhaustion. It is different from drowsiness, which can be relieved with a good night's sleep.
Most people feel fatigue while being treated for cancer. How severe your fatigue is depends on the type of cancer you have, the stage of cancer, and your treatments.
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Managing Fatigue. Fatigue (feeling really tired) is one of the most common side effects of cancer treatment and ranks at the top of symptoms reported (alongside pain).
Simple activities required of daily living can take longer, use up more energy, and feel debilitating. It’s important to talk with your health care team if you experience fatigue. Fatigue is a normal part of the cancer journey Fatigue is a completely normal part of the cancer journey, and for most people this feeling will pass after time.
This fatigue may be expected, but life doesn’t stop. You may still need to do daily things like go to work, pick up the kids, do the shopping, or clean your house. Cancer Care Ontario is committed to ensuring accessible services and communications to individuals with disabilities.
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However, cancer-related fatigue is often more severe, and more overwhelming, than everyday fatigue that most everyone experiences from time to time. Author(s): Schwartz,Anna L Title(s): Pocket guide to managing cancer fatigue/ edited by Anna L.
Schwartz. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Sudbury, Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c Cancer-related fatigue is different to normal tiredness because it doesn't always go away with rest or sleep. Some people describe it as mental and physical exhaustion.
Research shows that most people experience fatigue after a cancer diagnosis. Even though it is common, managing fatigue is an important part of cancer care.
Regardless of the type of cancer or treatment, fatigue is the most common symptom faced by those on the cancer journey. This website will provide you simple techniques to better manage your cancer related fatigue, and is supported by an unrestricted education grant.
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Extreme tiredness, called fatigue, is common when you have cancer. It can be caused by worry, lack of sleep, or low appetite.
Fatigue can also be a sign of anemia. This is when your blood doesn't have enough red blood cells.Fatigue is the most common side effect of cancer treatment. Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and biologic therapy can cause fatigue in cancer patients.
Fatigue is also a common symptom of some types of cancer. Patients describe fatigue as feeling tired, weak, worn-out, heavy, slow, or that they have no energy or get-up-and-go.