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Improving the patient’s experience of cancer-related fatigue

01 November 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice

CPD

Fatigue is a complex, multifactorial disorder with physical, mental, and psychological dimensions that has been associated with diminished quality of life (QOL) in...

How Schwartz rounds can be used to combat compassion fatigue

01 July 2013

Nursing Management

Art & Science

Hospice nurses were the first to have some of their experiences described as ‘compassion fatigue’ but this term can now be applied to all nursing staff in clinical...

Fatigue in patients receiving palliative care

21 March 2007

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article discusses fatigue in patients receiving palliative care. The article initially considers the prevalence of fatigue in different groups of palliative...

Stress in emergency departments: experiences of nurses and doctors

05 July 2011

Emergency Nurse

Feature

The effects of stressful incidents on emergency department (ED) staff can be profound. Witnessing aggression, violence or the death of patients, or participating in...

The role of fatigue in multiple myeloma

01 November 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

The many facets of multiple myeloma, especially in the later stages of the illness, remain a great challenge for nurses. This article provides an overview of this...

Family caregivers’ compassion fatigue in long-term facilities

01 May 2010

Nursing Older People

A&S Science

Aim The aim of this study was to explore the presence of compassion fatigue in family carers who assist staff with care of older relatives in long-term settings....

Cancer-related anaemia and fatigue:assessment and treatment

23 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science oncology nursing

Anaemia is common in patients with cancer, but is often under-diagnosed and under-treated. Fatigue is frequently associated with cancer-related anaemia and has a...

The forgotten disease

07 November 2007

Nursing Standard

Feature

Polio still affects the lives of the survivors, causing problems if they need investigations or hospital treatment.

An overview of chronic fatigue syndrome

11 December 2002

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article provides an overview of the condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome, or myalgic encephalomyelitis. The author describes common symptoms and their...

Cancer-related anaemia and fatigue: assessment and treatment

17 May 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Anaemia is common in patients with cancer, but is often under-diagnosed and under-treated. Fatigue is frequently associated with cancer-related anaemia and has a...