Coast, Mary Jo
Thesis Committee Member(s)
McCallum, Colleen & Finn, Cris
Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Loretto Heights School of Nursing
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Variables related to cancer-related fatigue were studied. Adults over the age of 18 who were actively undergoing cancer treatment in a rural, outpatient clinic were included in the study. The purpose of this project was to assess fatigue levels of patients who are undergoing cancer treatment. The Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Fatigue (FACIT-F) questionnaire was administered to participants and their scores were used to compare variables significance to cancer-related fatigue. The significant variables included cancer-related pain, dementia, congestive heart failure, and anxiety. This study increased provider and patient awareness of variables that influence how cancer-related fatigue is experienced and the need for evaluation during treatment.
Date of Award
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Bowman, Rebecca E., "Cancer-Related Fatigue" (2013). Student Publications. 195.