Resources

  • References


    Cancer, chemotherapy, anemia and fatigue: what’s the connection? Anemia Institute website. Available at:
    http://www.anemiainstitute.org/index.php/en/Patient/Anemia-and-Cancer/Cancer,-Chemotherapy,-Anemia-and-Fatigue-What%E2%80%99s-the-Connection
    . Accessed November 19, 2008.


    Cancer fatigue: it’s more than just being tired. EBSCO Patient Education Reference Center website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/nursing/products/patient-education-reference-center. Updated January 2007. Accessed November 8, 2008.


    Cancer fatigue: why it occurs and how to cope. Mayo Clinic website. Available at:
    http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cancer-fatigue/CA00032. Accessed November 19, 2008.


    Coping with fatigue from chemotherapy. EBSCO Patient Education Reference Center website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/nursing/products/patient-education-reference-center. Updated July 2008. Accessed November 8, 2008.


    Fatigue and cancer. International Cancer Council website. Available at:
    http://www.iccnetwork.org/cancerfacts/FatigueFactSheetJan2011RevPost.pdf. Accessed November 19, 2008.


    Feeling tired vs. cancer-related fatigue. American Cancer Society website. Available at:
    http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/fatigue/feeling-tired-vs-cancer-related-fatigue. Updated October 2008. Accessed November 8, 2008.


    Lower EE, Fleishman S, et al. Efficacy of dexmethylphenidate for the treatment of fatigue after cancer chemotherapy: a randomized clinical trial.
    J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009 Nov;38(5):650-662.


    Minton O, Richardson A, et al. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the pharmacological treatment of cancer-related fatigue.
    J Natl Cancer Inst. 2008 Aug 20;100(16):1155-1166.


    Radiation therapy. EBSCO Patient Education Reference Center website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/nursing/products/patient-education-reference-center. Updated March 2008. Accessed November 8, 2008.


    Stedman’s Medical Dictionary.
    28th ed. Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2005; 298.


    What to do when you feel weak or tired. National Cancer Institute website. Available at:
    http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/coping/radiation-side-effects/fatigue.pdf. Accessed November 8, 2008.


    10/1/2013 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php: Patterson E, Wan YW, Sidani S. Nonpharmacological nursing interventions for the management of patient fatigue: a literature review. J Clin Nurs. 2013 Oct;22(19-20): 2668-2678.

    11/4/2013 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance. Available at: http://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us: Yennurajalingam S, Frisbee-Hume S, et al. Reduction of cancer-related fatigue with dexamethasone: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial in patients with advanced cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Sep1;31(25):3076-3082.

  • Resources

    American Cancer Society

    http://www.cancer.org

    National Cancer Institute

    http://www.cancer.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    Canadian Cancer Society

    http://www.cancer.ca

    National Cancer Institute of Canada

    http://www.ncic.cancer.ca