Patients, Families and Caregivers
Advanced Care Planning
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
CME - Continuing Medical Education
Abstract: The relatives’ burdens in palliative care are considerable and may cause fatigue. The overall aim of this study was to gain a greater understanding of fatigue in relatives of patients cared for in palliative care settings. This study has a descriptive, comparative, and cross-sectional design. The sample consisted of relatives of all patients cared for in palliative care settings in Uppsala County during a specific day. Relatives completed a questionnaire consisting of the Multidimensional Fatique Inventory (MFI-20) and questions from the Karolinska Sleepiness Scale (KSS) and Karolinska Sleep questionnaire (KSQ).
Palliative and Supportive Care.
Source: Medical College of Wisconsin (EPERC) Synopsis: Introduction: Fast Facts #101 and #104 reviewed assessment of insomnia and its…
Synopsis: Abstract: We report the case of a patient with tonsillar carcinoma, presenting with insomnia and symptoms of obstructive sleep…
Source: Medical College of Wisconsin (EPERC) Synopsis: Background: Sleep disorders are very common in the general population, the elderly,…