Correlation between rest-activity rhythm and survival in cancer patients experiencing pain

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of rest-activity rhythm on the survival of cancer patients. This study collected data related to cancer patients experiencing pain who had been hospitalized for treatment between August 2006 and October 2007. Data included the Karnofsky Performance Status Index as a representation of functional condition as well as the Brief Pain Inventory and the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index. Actigraphic methods were used to record the dichotomy index (I

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)926-934
Number of pages9
JournalChronobiology International
Volume31
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2014

Keywords

  • Cancer
  • Performance status
  • Rest-activity rhythm
  • Survival

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Physiology (medical)
  • Medicine(all)

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