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abstract

  • Abstract This chapter presents a case study to illustrate the desired skills, attitudes, and knowledge required for cancer rehabilitation and fatigue. It addresses several questions such as: What is rehabilitation and how does it apply to the patient with cancer? What roles do the team members play in rehabilitation? What is cancer-related fatigue? What is the pathophysiology of cancer-related fatigue? How is fatigue managed? Why would a fatigued patient be advised to exercise?

publication date

  • March 15, 2012