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Title Fatigue in cancer / edited by Jo Armes, Meinir Krishnasamy, and Irene J. Higginson.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.

Subject Cancer -- Complications.
Cancer -- Patients.
Fatigue [MESH]
Neoplasms -- complications [MESH].
Alt Name Armes, Jo.
Krishnasamy, Meinir.
Higginson, Irene.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 311 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Introduction / Irene I. Higginson, Jo Armes and Meinir Krishnasamy -- pt. 1. The nature and pathophysiology of fatigue -- 1. Definitions, epidemiology, and models of fatigue in the general population and in cancer / Matthew Hotopf -- 2. A critical appraisal of the factors associated with fatigue / Alison Richardson -- 3. Mechanisms and models of fatigue associated with cancer and its treatment : evidence of preclinical and clinical studies / Paul Andrews, Gary Morrow, Jane Hickok, Joseph Roscoe and Paddy Stone -- 4. Cancer cachexia and anorexia and their role in cancer fatigue / Monica Castro and Eduardo Bruera -- pt. 2. The experience of fatigue -- 5. Fatigue in lay conceptualizations of health and illness / Meinir Krishnasamy and David Field -- 6. The experience of cancer-related fatigue / Jo Armes -- 7. Carers, caring, and cancer-related fatigue / Meinir Krishnasamy and Hilary Plant -- 8. The experience of cancer-related fatigue in children, adolescents, and their families / Marilyn Hockenberry, Pamela Hinds, Patrick Barrera, Cindy Burleson, Jami Gattuso, Nancy Kline, Sarah Bottomley, Patricia Alcoser and Jill Brace O'Neill -- pt. 3. The assessment and management of fatigue -- 9. The assessment and measurement of fatigue in people with cancer / Horng-Shiuann Wu and Maryellen McSweeney -- 10. Fatigue and depression in cancer patients : conceptual and clinical issues / Paul Jacobsen and Michael Weitzner -- 11. Mental fatigue and cognitive dysfunction / Christina A. Meyers -- 12. Clinical interventions for fatigue / Emma Ream and Paddy Stone -- 13. Fatigue and everyday function in people living with cancer / Trudy Mallinson and David Cella -- 14. The therapeutic effects of exercise on fatigue / Davina Porock and Mei Fu.
Summary Provides a comprehensive review of the key issues involved in the research and practical application of current evidence and best practice guidelines for addressing cancer-related fatigue. An international group of contributors draw together core topics relating to this complex area of cancer management, focusing on issues of definition, patho-physiology, treatment related variables and the psychological, social and emotional impact on patients, families and carers. The book contributes a multi-disciplinary overview of a problem increasingly overlooked by cancer scientists, researchers, and clinicians.
ISBN 1423700988 (electronic bk.)
9781423700982 (electronic bk.)
9780192630940 (alk. paper)
0192630946 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 60595726
Additional Format Print version: Fatigue in cancer. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004 0192630946 (DLC) 2004274949 (OCoLC)55523995.

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