The importance of developing and maintaining self care for Cancer Related Fatigue

Patricia O' Regan

School of Nursing Midwifery, University College Cork

Dr Patricia O’ Regan trained as a general nurse in London where she went on to specialise and qualify as an oncology nurse, and gained extensive experience in all areas of clinical oncology both in London and Ireland. Thereafter, she worked as a nurse lecturer in UCC and taught on a number of modules including oncology nursing, palliative care, communications, research and complementary therapies. Patricia completed her PhD in the area of cancer related fatigue and self-care, and has published both in this area and in general oncology.


Aim: To measure Cancer Related Fatigue (CRF), and explore fatigue self-care strategies used to ameliorate CRF amongst patients undergoing chemotherapy. Methods :A consecutive sample of patients (n=362) undergoing... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Patricia O' Regan (School of Nursing Midwifery, University College Cork)

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Topics: Adult Healthcare


CC » Cancer Care (15:00 - Wednesday, 9th November, Seminar Room 1.26)

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