TITLE

Fatigue: a practical approach to diagnosis in primary care

AUTHOR(S)
Cornuz, Jacques; Guessous, Idris; Favrat, Bernard
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/14/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 6, p765
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a case study of a woman suffering from fatigue. Medical background of the patient; Clinical information on fatigue; Evaluation of fatigue in primary care practices.
ACCESSION #
20037710

 

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