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Patient-Centered Assessment of Symptoms and Outcomes

2019-05-19 19:37:14 | BioPortfolio

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Cancer Related Fatigue in Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

The purpose of this study is to examine the degree of fatigue in patients receiving chemotherapy. Special interest goes out to the course of fatigue throughout five treatments and the acti...

Validation of the French Version of the Fatigue Score "Brief Fatigue Inventory ( BFI)".

Fatigue, or asthenia, is an important symptom for the diagnosis and follow-up of patients in routine as well as research oriented clinical practice. Various questionnaires measuring fatig...

Fatigue Intervention Co-design Study in Teenagers and Young Adults With Cancer

Fatigue is one of the most common and distressing symptoms in teenage and young adult cancer patients. Despite this, there has been virtually no research evaluating treatment for cancer-re...

Fatigue Experience in Cancer Patients

The goal of this research study is to learn what it is like when a patient with cancer has fatigue, as well as how these patients define fatigue. Researchers want to use this information t...

Guided Self-Management Intervention Targeting Fatigue in Rheumatic Inflammatory Diseases

Fatigue is common and debilitating in rheumatic inflammatory diseases as for other chronical medical conditions. The purpose of this study is to develope and evaluate a cognitive behaviour...

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Fatigue Measurements in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Fatigue is a frequent, disabling issue in SLE. It is, however, difficult to quantify. The Ad Hoc Committee on SLE Response Criteria for Fatigue in 2007 recommended using the Krupp Fatigue Severity Sca...

Effect of Bilateral and Unilateral Plantarflexor Muscle Fatigue on Blind Navigation Precision and Gait Parameters.

The objective was to evaluate the impact of bilateral and unilateral fatigue of the plantarflexor muscles on blind navigation. Thirty-eight young adults walked 8-m without vision before fatigue (pre-f...

Prevalence and Factors Associated with Fatigue in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Multicenter Study.

To determine the prevalence of fatigue in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), to identify the factors associated with fatigue and its severity, to assess the impact of fatigue on quality o...

Fatigue after breast cancer treatment: Biobehavioral predictors of fatigue trajectories.

Fatigue is a common side effect of cancer treatment, but there is considerable variability in fatigue severity and persistence among survivors. This study aimed to characterize longitudinal trajectori...

Disability as a determinant of fatigue in MS patients.

Fatigue is one of the most frequent and disabling symptoms in multiple sclerosis (MS). Central, psychological, and peripheral factors may contribute to the occurrence of fatigue.

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A state arrived at through prolonged and strong contraction of a muscle. Studies in athletes during prolonged submaximal exercise have shown that muscle fatigue increases in almost direct proportion to the rate of muscle glycogen depletion. Muscle fatigue in short-term maximal exercise is associated with oxygen lack and an increased level of blood and muscle lactic acid, and an accompanying increase in hydrogen-ion concentration in the exercised muscle.

A common nonarticular rheumatic syndrome characterized by myalgia and multiple points of focal muscle tenderness to palpation (trigger points). Muscle pain is typically aggravated by inactivity or exposure to cold. This condition is often associated with general symptoms, such as sleep disturbances, fatigue, stiffness, HEADACHES, and occasionally DEPRESSION. There is significant overlap between fibromyalgia and the chronic fatigue syndrome (FATIGUE SYNDROME, CHRONIC). Fibromyalgia may arise as a primary or secondary disease process. It is most frequent in females aged 20 to 50 years. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1494-95)

Mental fatigue experienced by health care providers who encounter numerous alerts and reminders from the use of CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS. As the numbers of alerts and reminders designed to provide meaningful assistance to the patient care process increases, many health personnel may ignore them.

A syndrome characterized by persistent or recurrent fatigue, diffuse musculoskeletal pain, sleep disturbances, and subjective cognitive impairment of 6 months duration or longer. Symptoms are not caused by ongoing exertion; are not relieved by rest; and result in a substantial reduction of previous levels of occupational, educational, social, or personal activities. Minor alterations of immune, neuroendocrine, and autonomic function may be associated with this syndrome. There is also considerable overlap between this condition and FIBROMYALGIA. (From Semin Neurol 1998;18(2):237-42; Ann Intern Med 1994 Dec 15;121(12): 953-9)

A mental disorder characterized by chronic fatigue and concomitant physiologic symptoms.

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