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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/165486
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
The Prevalence of Cancer Related Fatigue in the Oncologic Emergency Center
Author(s):
Valdres, R.; Escalante, C.
Author Details:
R. Valdres, UT MD Anderson Cancer Ctr, Houston, Texas, USA; C. Escalante
Abstract:
Fatigue is a commonly reported symptom in patient with Cancer. Cancer Related Fatigue occurs in 60-90% of patients and affects up to 70% of these patients during chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Purpose: 1.To identify the prevalence of Cancer related fatigue in patients seen in the emergency center. 2. To identify which subsets of cancer patients in the emergency center are at high risk of severe fatigue Theoretical/Scientific Framework: Cancer related Fatigue becomes a significant issue when it interfere with a person's daily function and overall quality of life Methods: A retrospective chart review was conducted on 949 EC cancer patients from May 2001 to July 2001. Data collection include demographics, cancer diagnosis, fatigue level, zubrod performance status and hemoglobin level. Data Analysis: Still incomplete...awaiting for statistical analysis Findings and Implications: Preliminary results: There were 949 patients included in the study. The mean age was 55 years old; 52% were male and 47.2% were female and 33.2% were patients less than 50 years old and 66.5% were >50 years old. There were 20.2% with mild fatigue, 25.4% with moderate fatigue, and 54.4% with severe fatigue. The most common cancer diagnosis are: leukemia, lymphoma, GI, GU, gyn, sarcoma, myeloma, melanoma, breast and other.
Repository Posting Date:
27-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
27-Oct-2011
Conference Date:
2004
Conference Name:
29th Annual Oncology Nursing Society Congress
Conference Host:
Oncology Nursing Society
Conference Location:
Anaheim, California, USA
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.

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dc.type.categoryAbstracten_US
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleThe Prevalence of Cancer Related Fatigue in the Oncologic Emergency Centeren_GB
dc.contributor.authorValdres, R.en_US
dc.contributor.authorEscalante, C.en_US
dc.author.detailsR. Valdres, UT MD Anderson Cancer Ctr, Houston, Texas, USA; C. Escalanteen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/165486-
dc.description.abstractFatigue is a commonly reported symptom in patient with Cancer. Cancer Related Fatigue occurs in 60-90% of patients and affects up to 70% of these patients during chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Purpose: 1.To identify the prevalence of Cancer related fatigue in patients seen in the emergency center. 2. To identify which subsets of cancer patients in the emergency center are at high risk of severe fatigue Theoretical/Scientific Framework: Cancer related Fatigue becomes a significant issue when it interfere with a person's daily function and overall quality of life Methods: A retrospective chart review was conducted on 949 EC cancer patients from May 2001 to July 2001. Data collection include demographics, cancer diagnosis, fatigue level, zubrod performance status and hemoglobin level. Data Analysis: Still incomplete...awaiting for statistical analysis Findings and Implications: Preliminary results: There were 949 patients included in the study. The mean age was 55 years old; 52% were male and 47.2% were female and 33.2% were patients less than 50 years old and 66.5% were >50 years old. There were 20.2% with mild fatigue, 25.4% with moderate fatigue, and 54.4% with severe fatigue. The most common cancer diagnosis are: leukemia, lymphoma, GI, GU, gyn, sarcoma, myeloma, melanoma, breast and other.en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-27T12:19:24Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-27en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-27T12:19:24Z-
dc.conference.date2004en_US
dc.conference.name29th Annual Oncology Nursing Society Congressen_US
dc.conference.hostOncology Nursing Societyen_US
dc.conference.locationAnaheim, California, USAen_US
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.-
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