Critical appraisal:Kwekkeboom KL, Abbott-Anderson K, Wanta B 2010 3

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Kwekkeboom KL, Abbott-Anderson K, Wanta B. Feasibility of a patient-controlled cognitive-behavioral intervention for pain, fatigue, and sleep disturbance in cancer. Oncol Nurs Forum 2010 May;37(3):E151-9 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20439200.


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Reason for decision

This is a small study that only includes 8 patients with lung cancer and is an exploratory/feasibility study. I doubt that there is meaningful evidence


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Prof Matthew Peters MD FRACP


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Article
Kwekkeboom KL, Abbott-Anderson K, Wanta B. Feasibility of a patient-controlled cognitive-behavioral intervention for pain, fatigue, and sleep disturbance in cancer. Oncol Nurs Forum 2010 May;37(3):E151-9 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20439200.
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User:Matthew.peters
Topic area
Guidelines:Lung cancer/Treatment/Non-small-cell stage IV inoperable
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