Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and cancer rehabilitation. 4. Oncologic rehabilitation

Theresa A. Gillis, Andrea L. Cheville, Gregory M. Worsowicz

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Abstract

This self-directed learning module highlights the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with cancer by means of a case study format. It is part of the chapter on cardiac, pulmonary, and cancer rehabilitation in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This article reviews medical and rehabilitation issues in patients with various types of cancer. Cases were selected to cover problems seen in both younger and older patient populations. Identification of common sequelae of cancer and cancer treatments, associated rehabilitation challenges, and appropriate interventions are included. Overall Article Objective: To summarize the medical and rehabilitation issues in patients with various types of cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S63-S68
JournalArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Volume82
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

Keywords

  • Exercise
  • Fatigue
  • Neoplasms
  • Physical therapy
  • Radiation
  • Rehabilitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

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