Influence of Comorbidities on Symptom Severity in Cancer Patients
Repository Posting Date2017-07-28T14:41:15Z
Author DetailsEric A. Vachon, BSN; Barbara A. Given, PhD -- College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationAlpha Psi
Level of EvidenceN/A
This work examines the impact of comorbidities on the symptom burden of cancer patients prescribed oral oncolytic agents (OOA). With the increasing prescriptions of OOAs and the continued prevalence of chronic conditions, these patients are at risk for increased symptom burden with minimal strategies to manage their conditions.