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Theories of self-care: their relevance to chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting

Richardson, Alison (1991) Theories of self-care: their relevance to chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting Journal of Advanced Nursing, 16, (6), pp. 671-676. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.1991.tb01725.x).

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Nausea and vomiting are reputed to be two of the most disruptive side-effects associated with chemotherapy Pharmacological and behavioural interventions are well described in the literature, but sparse attention appears to have been focused upon the role of self-care This paper outlines the problem of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting The concept of self-care is described, including possible motivations to perform self-care, and potential relationships between symptom perception and self-care are noted It concludes with suggestions for theoretical work and future research studies concerning self-care behaviour for nausea and vomiting induced by chemotherapy

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Published date: June 1991


Local EPrints ID: 69065
ISSN: 0309-2402
PURE UUID: 7a773925-0ef8-4e9f-af5b-451e748547fb
ORCID for Alison Richardson: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 06 Jan 2010
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:14

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