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Fatigue in Palliative Care

Nyatanga, Brian (2018) Fatigue in Palliative Care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 23 (10). p. 518. ISSN 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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Abstract

The article discusses some important issues that community nurses should consider when it comes to fatigue in palliative care. Family units may not realise the effect of fatigue on the patient that should be addressed by community nurses. They have the duty to emphasise to relatives that a patient's quality of life may be maximised. Fatigue is characterised by chronic tiredness, which is why rest is very important..

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Uncontrolled Keywords: palliative care, fatigue, psychosocial factors, community health nursing, cancer fatigue, patient family relations
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2018 06:27
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2018 06:27
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/7269

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