台灣癌症疲累之因素探討

Translated title of the contribution: Exploration of Factors Related to Fatigue in Taiwan

Wei-Ju Su, Duu-Jian Tsai, En-Tien Yeh, Yuen-Liang Lai

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Abstract

Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is the most common and distressing symptom associated with cancer and its treatment. We adopted the Chinese version of the ICD-10 criteria for diagnosis of CRF proposed by Cella et al. to explore the factors causing patients' fatigue. The etiology of CRF is multidimensional and the contributing factors are bio-psychosocial. Symptoms and degree of CRF may differ among various types of tumors. In Chinese society, patients think of CRF as a normal physical and psychological expression. In the evaluation of a cancer patient's symptoms of fatigue, other factors must be included as well. Caregivers must offer cancer patients at different stages of disease early intervention and prevention strategies for CRF, so that the patients' quality of life can be maintained.
Original languageTraditional Chinese
Pages (from-to)231-239
Number of pages9
Journal台灣癌症醫學雜誌
Volume26
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Su, W-J., Tsai, D-J., Yeh, E-T., & Lai, Y-L. (2010). 台灣癌症疲累之因素探討. 台灣癌症醫學雜誌, 26(6), 231-239. https://doi.org/10.6323/JoCRP.2010.26.6.2