Fatigue Guidelines

 

Link to Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontatio's Guideline for the Management of Fatigue in Children and Adolescents with Cancer and Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Recipients

1Paula D. Robinson MD, MSc, 1Sapna Oberoi MD, 2Deborah Tomlinson MN, RN, 2Nathan Duong, 2Hailey Davis, 3Danielle Cataudella PsyD, CPsych. "Guideline for the Management of Fatigue in Children and Adolescents with Cancer and Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Recipients". Lancet Child and Adolescent Health. 2. 5 (2018): 371-378.

 

Recommendations based on POGO's Guideline - Quick Reference Guide

RECOMMENDATION   STRENGTH QUALITY OF EVIDENCE
Recommendation 1:  Use physical activity to manage fatigue in children and adolescents with cancer or paediatric HSCT recipients. Strong Moderate
Recommendation 2:  Do not routinely use pharmacological approaches to manage fatigue in children and adolescents with cancer or paediatric HSCT recipients. Strong Moderate
Recommendation 3:  Use relaxation or mindfulness, or both, for children and adolescents with cancer or paediatric HSCT recipients who can participate in these approaches to manage fatigue. Strong Moderate
Recommendation 4:  In settings where other recommended approaches are not feasible or were not successful, cognitive or cognitive behavioural therapies may be offered to children and adolescents with cancer or paediatric HSCT recipients who can participate in these approaches.  Weak Moderate
** Please refer to the Guideline for further discussion at www.apphon-rohppa.com