Fatigues påverkan på barn vid behandling av leukemi under vårdtiden och förändringar av fatigue över tid : En litteraturöversikt

Detta är en Kandidat-uppsats från Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap

Sammanfattning: Background: Leukemia is the most common form of cancer in children, with eight out of ten children surviving the disease. Children who develop leukemia are usually between two and six years old. Fatigue is one of the most common side effects in children undergoing treatment for leukemia. Fatigues can reduce the mental, physical and social well-being of the patient. Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate how fatigue affects children with leukaemia during care and changes in fatigue over time.  Method: A literature review that includes ten scientific articles that have been quality reviewed according to the Swedish Agency for Medical and Social Evaluation (SBU) review template and according to Willman, Stoltz och Bahtsevani (2011) template. Result: The results from 10 articles are reported in two different categories. These were; impact on quality of life during care and sleep. The results show that children with leukaemia rated their quality of life low during the care period. Fatigue also had negative effects on children's sleep. Conclusion: Sleep and quality of life in children with leukemia are negatively affected by fatigue. Changes in the degree of fatigue could be demonstrated in several articles.

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