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Assessing fatigue in patients with COPD.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Professional nurse (London, England)
Publication Date
Volume
16
Issue
7
Pages
1217–1220
Identifiers
PMID: 12026780
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Chronic fatigue is common in patients with chronic respiratory diseases and is distinct from dyspnoea and depression. Nurses in one study were able intuitively to recognise fatigue in patients and thought an assessment tool would assist their patient care.

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