n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Chronic tiredness : main article

Volume 24, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Tiredness, cough and headache are the commonest symptoms experienced by patients in primary care. <BR>Tiredness for longer than 3 months is more likely to be due to psychological factors. <BR>Tiredness for less than 1 month is more likely to be due to organic pathology. <BR>Patients with organic tiredness state that they lack ability to do things, and exercise may make them feel better. <BR>If a patient has day-time sleepiness, think of obstructive sleep apnoea. <BR>BELIEVE THE PATIENT!!

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