Childbirth and the measurement of fatigue.

  title={Childbirth and the measurement of fatigue.},
  author={Linda C Pugh},
  journal={Journal of nursing measurement},
  volume={1 1},
  • Linda C Pugh
  • Published 1993 in Journal of nursing measurement
Fatigue during labor concerns women and nurses alike, yet few studies have directly measured fatigue during childbirth. Many issues and difficulties with the conceptualization and measurement of fatigue have been raised because of the multidimensionality of the concept. Fatigue was conceptualized as including subjective, cognitive, and physical dimensions, and was therefore operationalized using multiple methods. In the two studies described, fatigue was measured using the Modified Fatigue… CONTINUE READING