Fatigue in patients receiving chemotherapy for advanced cancer

Richardson, Alison and Ream, Emma (1996) Fatigue in patients receiving chemotherapy for advanced cancer. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 2, (4), 199-204.


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Severe and unremitting fatigue is a common symptom in individuals with advanced disease. Combined with weakness it comprises a syndrome known as asthenia. Asthenia is associated with advanced cancer, and becomes an increasing problem for patients as their disease progresses, having enormous implications for quality of life.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1357-6321 (print)
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Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Health Sciences
ePrint ID: 69074
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
October 1996Published
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2009
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:48
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/69074

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