"You're young & healthy." This was a quote that I heard time & time again with my young patients. If they're so young & healthy, then why do they have cancer? As frustrating as that may be for us to hear, imagine hearing that as a patient.
We return to the basics today. This series will explore cancer-related fatigue, including what it is, how it affects a person, and how it can be mitigated. Side effects are sometimes glossed over as buzzwords, and we tend to ignore that fact. As a result, we are actually harming our patients and underestimating the true … Continue reading Ep. 178 – What is cancer-related fatigue?
While PTs get worked up about the oncology specialist exam, they actually tend to forget the biggest hurdle to taking the exam: submitting their application. In this workshop replay, I covered the basics of the ABPTS application & took students through several exercises that helped them identify the best patient for them to write a case report on.
Most PTs are scared to work with people who have cancer. But they don't need to be - in fact, today's guest wrote the bible on cancer rehab safety!
The ABPTS oncology exam is an amazing opportunity to deepen your knowledge of oncologic physical therapy, but it's not for everybody. In fact, there's some very important reasons why you shouldn't take the exam...