The experience of fatigue and strategies of self-care among persons with multiple sclerosis.

@article{Stuifbergen1997TheEO,
  title={The experience of fatigue and strategies of self-care among persons with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Alexa K Stuifbergen and Stephen Rogers},
  journal={Applied nursing research : ANR},
  year={1997},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={2-10}
}
Fatigue is one of the most common and least understood symptoms of many chronic and disabling conditions. This qualitative study used a convenience sample (N = 13) of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). A semistructured interview guide was used to elicit a description of the experience of fatigue. Its perceived antecedents, and the self-care strategies used to manage it. Data were gathered during two 90 minute interviews. Five themes were identified that describe the experience of fatigue… CONTINUE READING

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