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Upplevelse och lindring av fatigue och gastrointestinala symtom - hos patienter som genomgår strålbehandling


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Title: Upplevelse och lindring av fatigue och gastrointestinala symtom - hos patienter som genomgår strålbehandling
Authors: Jakobsson, Sofie
E-mail: sofie.jakobsson@fhs.gu.se
Issue Date: 12-Sep-2012
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Parts of work: Jakobsson S, Ekman T, Ahlberg K. Living through pelvic radiotherapy; a longitudinal mixed method study. (Submitted)

Jakobsson S, Taft C, Östlund U, Ahlberg K. Performance of the Swedish version of the Revised Piper Fatigue Scale. (Submitted)

Jakobsson S, Ahlberg K, Taft C, Ekman T (2010). Exploring a link between fatigue and intestinal injury during pelvic radiotherapy. The Oncologist, 15(9), 1009-1015.
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Jakobsson S, Taft C, Ahlberg K, Ekman T. A pilot study to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of bovine colostrum to alleviate fatigue and gastrointestinal symptoms during pelvic radiotherapy. (Submitted)
Date of Defence: 2012-09-28
Disputation: Fredagen den 28 september, kl. 9.00, sal 2119, Hälsovetarbacken.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Health Care Sciences)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: cancer-related fatigue
gastrointestinal symptoms
self-care activities
pelvic radiotherapy
Piper Fatigue Scale
bovine colostrum
symptom management
Abstract: Despite an extensive literature on cancer-related fatigue, there are still gaps in knowledge concerning its development and alleviation. The overall aim of this thesis was to explore symptom experiences and self-care activities during radiotherapy. Further, specifically in patients undergoing pelvic radiotherapy, to investigate the correlation between fatigue and signs of intestinal injury and to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of an intervention aimed at alleviating fatigue and gastrointe... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8507-6
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/29702
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from Sahlgrenska Academy
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