A systematic review of the management of sleep in palliative care cancer patients

Research Opportunity
Masters by Research, Master of Biomedical Science
Number of Master Places Available
1
Department
Medicine and Radiology
Location
St Vincent's Hospital
Primary Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Prof Jennifer Philip jphilip@unimelb.edu.au 439325954
Co-supervisor Email Number Webpage
Dr Anna Collins anna.collins@svha.org.au

Summary Sleep disturbance is very common in a cancer illness, resulting from symptoms from the cancer itself, symptoms related to cancer treatment and the psychological effects of having a cancer diagnosis. This problem frequently escalates in patients with advanced disease. The management of sleep in this setting is currently the subject of a developing program of clinical trials using pharmacological agents. This systematic review would provide the foundational tenets for this program of work.



Faculty Research Themes

Cancer

School Research Themes

Cancer in Medicine



Research Opportunities

Masters by Research, Master of Biomedical Science
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Department

Medicine and Radiology

Research Node

St Vincent's Hospital

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