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Yoga for haematological malignancies

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  • Intervention

Authors

  • Steffen Felbel,

    1. University Hospital of Cologne, Cochrane Haematological Malignancies Group, Department I of Internal Medicine, Cologne, Germany
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  • Joerg J Meerpohl,

    1. Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Freiburg, German Cochrane Centre, Freiburg, Germany
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  • Ina Monsef,

    1. University Hospital of Cologne, Cochrane Haematological Malignancies Group, Department I of Internal Medicine, Cologne, Germany
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  • Andreas Engert,

    1. University Hospital of Cologne, Cochrane Haematological Malignancies Group, Department I of Internal Medicine, Cologne, Germany
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  • Nicole Skoetz

    Corresponding author
    1. University Hospital of Cologne, Cochrane Haematological Malignancies Group, Department I of Internal Medicine, Cologne, Germany
    • Nicole Skoetz, Cochrane Haematological Malignancies Group, Department I of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany. nicole.skoetz@uk-koeln.de.

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The main objective of this Cochrane review will be to evaluate the role of yoga practice for patients suffering from haematological malignancies. For this purpose we will critically, systematically, and statistically analyse the effectiveness of yoga practice compared with standard care alone with respect to overall survival (OS), quality of life (QoL), depression, anxiety, fatigue, sleep quality and adverse events (AE).

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