publication . Bachelor thesis . 2017

Eating difficulties and parental feeding strategies during and after childhood cancer treatment: The experiences of parents. : A systematic literature review.

Philippe, Kaat;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation, Högskolan i Jönköping, HLK, CHILD
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Childhood cancer is a life-threatening disease with a profound impact on the family. Treatment side-effects and accompanied dietary difficulties are for example severe stressors, as appropriate nutrition is important for the treatment success and quality of life. In addition, (unhealthy) dietary patterns established in childhood tend to maintain in survivors. Parents are key players in feeding and establishing these pat-terns, though, systematic research on how parents experience these dietary difficulties is limited. This study aimed at exploring parental experiences of children’s dietary changes and difficulties during cancer treatment and after completion: wh...
Subjects
free text keywords: systematic literature review, paediatric oncology, childhood cancer survivors, dietary intake, parental perspective, feeding strategies, support, Cancer and Oncology, Cancer och onkologi
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