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Fatigue and Sleep Disturbance Following Traumatic Brain Injury—Their Nature, Causes, and Potential Treatments
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Potential treatments including cognitive behavior therapy supporting lifestyle modifications, pharmacologic treatments with modafinil and melatonin, and light therapy to enhance alertness, vigilance, and mood are suggested. Expand
Daytime exposure to bright light, as compared to dim light, decreases sleepiness and improves psychomotor vigilance performance.
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Daytime bright light exposure can reduce the impact of sleep loss on sleepiness levels and performance, as compared to dim light, and appear to be mediated by mechanisms that are separate from melatonin suppression. Expand
Sleep disturbance and melatonin levels following traumatic brain injury
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It is proposed that elevated depression is associated with reduced sleep quality, and increased slow wave sleep is attributed to the effects of mechanical brain damage. Expand
A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Nurse-Led Supportive Care Package (SurvivorCare) for Survivors of Colorectal Cancer.
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The addition of a nurse-led supportive care package (SurvivorCare) to usual post-treatment care did not impact survivors' distress, quality of life, or unmet needs, however, patients receiving the SurvivorCare intervention were more satisfied with survivorship care. Expand
BLUE LIGHT Exposure Reduces Objective Measures of Sleepiness during Prolonged Nighttime Performance Testing
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It is demonstrated that low-intensity, blue light exposure can promote alertness, as measured by some of the objective indices used in this study, during prolonged nighttime performance testing. Expand
Psychological distress, quality of life, symptoms and unmet needs of colorectal cancer survivors near the end of treatment
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CRC survivors reported good mental health at EOT, but role and social functioning were impaired compared to population norms, possibly related to physical symptoms. Expand
Temporal profile of prolonged, night‐time driving performance: breaks from driving temporarily reduce time‐on‐task fatigue but not sleepiness
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It is found that driving performance deteriorated, EEG delta, theta and alpha activity increased, and subjective sleepiness and fatigue ratings increased across the testing period, indicating that these effects are exacerbated by increasing sleepiness. Expand
Evaluating a nurse-led survivorship care package (SurvivorCare) for bowel cancer survivors: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
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This supportive care package has the potential to significantly reduce individual suffering, whilst reducing the burden of follow-up on acute cancer services through enhanced engagement with and utilisation of general practitioners and community based services. Expand
SCORE: Shared care of Colorectal cancer survivors: protocol for a randomised controlled trial
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If the findings of the present study show that the shared care intervention is acceptable and feasible for CRC survivors, the intervention may be readily expanded to other groups of cancer survivors. Expand
Understanding rural caregivers’ experiences of cancer care when accessing metropolitan cancer services: a qualitative study
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There is a need for healthcare services to develop feasible and sustainable ways to provide interventions that have the best chance of assisting rural caregivers in supporting the patient while maintaining their own health and well-being. Expand
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