The effectiveness of nursing education as an intervention to decrease fatigue in Turkish patients receiving chemotherapy.


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Yesilbalkan O. U. , Karadakovan A. , GOEDER E.

Oncology nursing forum, cilt.36, 2009 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 36 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1188/09.onf.e215-e222
  • Dergi Adı: Oncology nursing forum

Özet

Purpose/Objectives: To determine whether a nurse-led educational intervention decreased the perception of fatigue in patients diagnosed with gastrointestinal (GI) cancers (colon, stomach, liver, rectum, pancreas) who were receiving chemotherapy for the first time.