The experience of fatigue as a distressing symptom of heart failure.

@article{Jones2012TheEO,
  title={The experience of fatigue as a distressing symptom of heart failure.},
  author={Jacqueline Jones and Carrie M. Mcdermott and Carolyn T. Nowels and Daniel D. Matlock and David B Bekelman},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={
          484-91
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We explored the perceptions, experience, and meaning of fatigue as a distressing symptom of chronic heart failure (HF). BACKGROUND Fatigue, a common symptom of HF, may indicate worsening condition. Patients interpret their symptoms to determine the need for assistance. The meaning of fatigue in everyday life for HF patients in the United States is not well understood. METHODS We performed an interpretive study of in-depth interviews with HF patients (n = 26) who reported fatigue… CONTINUE READING
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