S J Creange

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Fatigue is the most commonly reported and most debilitating of post-polio sequelae affecting the >1.8 million North American polio survivors. Post-polio fatigue is characterized by subjective reports of difficulty with attention, cognition, and maintaining wakefulness. These symptoms resemble those reported in nearly 2 dozen outbreaks of post-viral fatigue(More)
Fatigue is the most commonly reported and most disabling of all post-polio sequelae (PPS). Bromocriptine mesylate (Parlodel) was employed in a placebo-controlled trial in five survivors of paralytic polio who continued to report moderate to severe daily fatigue after complying with the conservative treatments prescribed for PPS. Placebo was given for 4 wk(More)
To examine the effect of Type A behavior, self-concept, and loneliness on completion of and compliance with a postpolio sequelae treatment program, all 204 individuals who had been evaluated by the Postpolio Service were mailed the Postpolio Fatigue Questionnaire, the revised UCLA Loneliness Scale, and the Tennessee Self-Concept Scale. Patients were also(More)
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