Niels Henrik Ingvar Hjøllund

Træthed ved kronisk sygdom

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Fatigue is often reported in chronic disease. We searched the literature and extracted information on design, methods and material. In 2285 papers malignant diseases was most frequently studied (36%), followed by infectious (10%), rheumatologic (10%), neurological (9%), and cardiovascular diseases (9%). Most studies were cross sectional (n=2083) and only 2% compared patients from different specialties. Although fatigue is an unspecific symptom, most research is isolated to single diseases or disease groups. We know little about prognosis and differences between diseases with respect to the occurrence and character of disease-related fatigue.

OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Laeger
Vol/bind170
Nummer20
Sider (fra-til)1733-8
Antal sider6
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 12 maj 2008

    Forskningsområder

  • Adult, Cardiovascular Diseases, Chronic Disease, Cross-Sectional Studies, Fatigue, Humans, Infection, Neoplasms, Nervous System Diseases, Rheumatic Diseases

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