A systematic review to establish health-related quality-of-life domains for intervention targets in cancer cachexia.

@article{Wheelwright2016ASR,
  title={A systematic review to establish health-related quality-of-life domains for intervention targets in cancer cachexia.},
  author={Sally J Wheelwright and A S E Darlington and Jane B. Hopkinson and Deborah Fitzsimmons and Alice White and Colin David Johnson},
  journal={BMJ supportive & palliative care},
  year={2016},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={307-14}
}
OBJECTIVES To develop a model of the impact of cancer cachexia on patients by identifying the relevant health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) issues, and to use the model to identify opportunities for intervention. METHODS Standard systematic review methods were followed to identify papers which included direct quotes from cancer patients with cachexia or problems with eating or weight loss. Following thematic synthesis methodology, the quotes were coded, and themes and metathemes were… CONTINUE READING
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