Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience
Stephen J. McPhee, Margaret A. Winker, Michael W. Rabow, Steven Z. Pantilat, Amy J. Markowitz
Part B Symptom Management
Chapter 9. Palliative Management of Fatigue at the Close of Life: “It Feels Like My Body Is Just Worn Out”
Sriram Yennurajalingam, MD, Eduardo Bruera, MD
The Patient's Story, Perspectives, Methods to Update This Chapter, Resources, References, Chapter Glossary Terms
"Mrs D is an 82-year-old retired nurse with a history of interstitial
lung disease, hypertension, coronary disease, osteoporosis, gastroesophageal
reflux disease, and anemia, with a recent hospitalization for pneumonia.
Her surgical history includes a colectomy secondary to a perforated diverticulum
and gastrointestinal bleeding...."
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