Full Title: Nursing role in patient management diagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome.
[Article in Spanish]
Authors: Alvarez C, Royes B, Lalinde S, Vidal L, Martín A.
Publication: Revista de Enfermeria
Publication Date: December 2010
Unidad del Sindrome de Fatiga Crónica-Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario Vall d' Hebron, Barcelona.
Chronic fatigue syndrome is a serious, complex and debilitating fatigue characterized by intense physical and mental, that does not subside significantly after rest and worsens with activity The appearance of the disease requires the patient to reduce the activity diminished their quality of life. While there is no cure, the complexity of the disease requires an interdisciplinary approach where the mission of nursing is to identify the least healthy responses of each individual in relation to their health status and interfering with them by means of specific support, integrated support and follow a care plan tailored to the individual needs of each individual. Fatigue, pain, sleep pattern disturbance, anxiety and lack of knowledge are the most prevalent health problems in patients treated at the Chronic Fatigue Unit, University Hospital Vail d'Hebron. Thus, in these problems and by developing a customized care plan process we use for health education as a tool for influencing the control of symptoms through interventions to improve the learning support, emotional support and Accompanying with the aim of helping the patient and their relatives are an adaptive response to their new health status and thus improve the quality of life.
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