The triad of pain, fatigue and depression in ischemic stroke patients: the Bergen Stroke Study.

@article{Naess2012TheTO,
  title={The triad of pain, fatigue and depression in ischemic stroke patients: the Bergen Stroke Study.},
  author={Halvor Naess and Lene Lunde and Jan C Brogger},
  journal={Cerebrovascular diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={461-5}
}
BACKGROUND Many patients with cerebral infarction suffer from symptoms such as pain, fatigue and depression. Most studies focus on single symptoms, but these symptoms often occur together. Whereas symptom clusters have been studied in cancer patients, little is known about different symptom clusters in patients with cerebral infarction. The aim was to evaluate clusters of co-occurring symptoms in the long term. We hypothesized that patients with cerebral infarction display distinct symptom… CONTINUE READING