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Fatigue as a first-time presenting symptom: management by family doctors and one year follow-up.

@article{Kitai2012FatigueAA,
  title={Fatigue as a first-time presenting symptom: management by family doctors and one year follow-up.},
  author={E. Kitai and G. Blumberg and D. Levy and A. Golan-Cohen and S. Vinker},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 9},
  pages={
          555-9
        }
}
  • E. Kitai, G. Blumberg, +2 authors S. Vinker
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ
  • BACKGROUND Fatigue is a common complaint in primary care and has a broad differential diagnosis, making the approach complex and often ineffective. OBJECTIVES To follow the course of adults without a significant known background disease who complain of fatigue for the first time, and to characterize the family physician's approach. METHODS The study population comprised a random sample of 299 patients aged 18-45 who presented with fatigue as a first-time single complaint to their family… CONTINUE READING
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