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    Fatigue Case Study

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    Questions I would ask S.P. about her fatigue would include, how often do you feel fatigued? What activities precipitate fatigue? Is the fatigue related to a time of day: all day, morning, evening? People who present with symptoms of CHF may exhibit symptoms of increasing fatigue and have difficulty performing daily activities such as walking, climbing stairs or carrying groceries. According to Forbes & Watt (2016), “fatigue from decreased cardiac output is worse in the evening, whereas fatigue from anxiety or depression occurs all day or is worse in the morning” (p.472). Exercise intolerance and fatigue are often the most common symptoms of heart failure. Based on the subjective and objective data provided, I would educate S.P. on CHF. I would…

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    Fatigue Face Recognition

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    Landrey Brown Thaddeus Rada PSY-110 20 June 2016 A Study on the Effects of Low Levels of Fatigue on Face Recognition In the study titled “The effects of Low Levels of Fatigue on Face Recognition Among Individuals and Team Members”, the authors investigated the subject’s ability to identify distinct faces in crowds, while either fatigued from sleep deprivation, or while feeling very alert. “Among individuals, fatigue led to a greater bias toward identifying targets as absent. Fatigued team…

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    Compassion Fatigue Essay

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    Compassion fatigue is a far reaching concept typically associated with the negative effects that a care provider may experience following intense and often stressful patient care events. Recognition of and a clear understanding of the concept is vital for communities, organizations and individuals in order to provide a fortified approach to intervention, treatment and the provisions of evidence based practices. Gaining recognition for the past two decades, researchers have worked to further…

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    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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    The common name is chronic fatigue syndrome, but other names for this condition are chronic fatigue and immune disorder (CFIDS), myalgic encephalomyelitis, and post viral syndrome. Chronic fatigue syndrome is a condition that leaves the person extremely tired. People with chronic fatigue syndrome experience this level of extreme tiredness for six or more months continuously (Rizzo, 2006). Chronic fatigue syndrome is difficult to diagnose, because it has many symptoms that correspond with other…

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    Compassion Fatigue has been of increasing interest for healthcare institutions for many years (Stamm, 2002). The interest on this topic has grown over the past decade due to the correlation that has been identified and supported between burnout and increased turnover among healthcare workers (Jenkins & Baird, S., 2002). A 2009 study identified that nurses with high levels of Compassion Fatigue also have high levels of Burnout (Hooper, Craig, Janvrin, Wetsel & Reimels, 2009). Additionally,…

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    Compassion Fatigue and Verghese Compassion fatigue is a growing result of working in the medical profession. The definition of compassion fatigue is the cumulative physical, emotional and psychological effect of exposure to traumatic stories or events when working in a helping capacity, combined with the strain and stress of everyday life (American Bar Association). Health physicians, especially those working with terminally ill patients, often become compassionately fatigued from the deaths…

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    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a condition that causes lasting, extreme tiredness (fatigue) that does not improve with rest. CAUSES The cause of CFS is not known. It may be triggered by a flu-like illness or by mono. Other triggers may include: • An abnormal immune system. • Low blood pressure. • Poor diet. • Physical or emotional stress. RISK FACTORS This condition is more likely to develop in women. SYMPTOMS The main symptom of CFS is…

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    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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    definitions of chronic fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) on two personality traits, Neuroticism and Extraversion. Neuroticism also known as emotional instability. The hypotheses of the study were to associate emotional instability and extraversion traits with chronic fatigue and CFS in a genetically informative sample. Participants were monozygotic and dizygotic twin pairs with at least one twin member was chronically fatigue for at least six months. In Case-Control design, twins were…

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    Introduction Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has a profound and debilitating effect on the lives of individuals with this disease. With symptoms such as sleeping disturbances, severe fatigue, cognitive processing issues, muscle pain and weakness and sore throat’s and fever this illness affects all aspects of an individual’s life (Asbring 2000, Arroll & Howard 2012). While research is being undertaken to find the underlying causes of this syndrome, it has so far only touched the surface of the…

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    Mononucleosis is a very interesting infectious disease. It has been called many things, including the kissing disease and its nickname mono. With getting mono, the victim can’t do sports for a few weeks, which can be really inconvenient. The virus mono spreads and causes many other problems for people in both the past and the present because of the symptoms and how it has to be treated. Mononucleosis is a viral disease. A viral disease is when the disease invades people’s normal cells and…

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