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Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Mar;87(3 Suppl 1):S91-3; quiz S94-5.

Cancer-related fatigue.

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Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA. Deborahjuliefranklin@gmail.com

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  • Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Apr;87(4):598.

Abstract

This self-directed learning module highlights the role of cancer-related fatigue in the rehabilitation of people with oncology diagnoses. It is part of the chapter on cardiac, pulmonary, and cancer rehabilitation in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This article identifies the most common causes and features of cancer-related fatigue and presents a general approach and specific recommendations for appropriate intervention.

OVERALL ARTICLE OBJECTIVE:

To equip physiatrists to evaluate and treat the common problem of cancer-related fatigue in patients with oncologic diagnoses.

PMID:
16500197
DOI:
10.1016/j.apmr.2005.12.015
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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