Occupational therapy health and wellness programming for a client living with cancer

Date
2022
Authors
Polo, Katie M.
Baxter, Mary Frances
Wallis, Nicole
Journal Title
Journal ISSN
Volume Title
Publisher
American Occupational Therapy Association AOTA Press
Abstract

Cancer and cancer treatments can poorly affect performance of daily activities and quality of lifeduring and after treatment for persons living with and beyond cancer (Neo et al., 2017). Authorsof a systematic review found that 36.7% to 54.6% of persons living with and beyond cancerreported having disabilities related to performance in basic ADLs and IADLs after cancertreatments (Neo et al., 2017). Some of the common cancer-related side effects that presentbarriers to performance are cancer-related fatigue, sleep disturbances, cancer-related cognitiveimpairments, and stress (Baxter et al., 2017).

Description
Article originally published in SIS Quarterly Practice Connections, 7(2), 27–30. English. Published online 2022.
Keywords
Quality of life, Cancer treatment, Health care access
Citation
This is a published version of an article that is available at: https://www.aota.org/publications/sis-quarterly/rehabilitation-disability-sis/rdsis-5-22. Recommended citation: Polo, K. M., Baxter, M. F., & Wallis, N. (2022). Occupational therapy health and wellness programming for a client living with cancer. SIS Quarterly Practice Connections, 7(2), 27–30. This item has been deposited in accordance with publisher copyright and licensing terms and with the author’s permission.