Memory Training and Cognition in Posttreatment Patients With Cancer
Excerpt: THE STUDY CONDUCTED by McDougall, Becker, Acee, Vaughan, and Delville (2011) concluded that patients with cancer receiving memory training posttreatment had an inherent benefit in performance on cognitive tests and that this finding provides an evidence-based intervention for providers to use when treating postchemotherapy patients exhibiting symptoms of cognitive deficit. However, the findings in this study do not support this conclusion for two reasons.
Mounger, Dwyn E.; and Glenn, L. Lee. 2011. Memory Training and Cognition in Posttreatment Patients With Cancer. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing. Vol.25(6). 393. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apnu.2011.08.005 ISSN: 0883-9417