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RMJ. 2019; 44(3): 449-452


Motor and cognitive fatigue among patients with liver disease

Nazia Yaqoob, Fatima Khalid, Maira Aslam, Hafsa Aftab, Rida Naeem.

Abstract
Objective: To measure the level of and gender difference on motor fatigue and cognitive fatigue among patients with Liver Disease (LD).
Methodology: This cross-sectional research was carried out during October-December 2017. A sample of 120 LD patients with mean age 47.1510.73 were selected through purposive sampling technique from inpatients of Liver Center DHQ, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Fatigue Scale for Motor and Cognitive Functions (FSMC) Urdu 20-item was used. SPSS version 21 was used for statistical analyses.
Result: Patients with LD are suffering from moderate motor fatigue and moderate cognitive fatigue. Significant gender difference on motor fatigue and cognitive fatigue was seen as females sufferred from higher fatigue level as compared to male (p<0.05).
Conclusion: Fatigue is common among patients with LD; however, women were suffering from higher level of fatigue than men.

Key words: Liver disease, fatigue, cognition.


 
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Yaqoob N, Khalid F, Aslam M, Aftab H, Naeem R. Motor and cognitive fatigue among patients with liver disease. RMJ. 2019; 44(3): 449-452.


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Yaqoob N, Khalid F, Aslam M, Aftab H, Naeem R. Motor and cognitive fatigue among patients with liver disease. RMJ. (2019), [cited August 23, 2019]; 44(3): 449-452.



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Yaqoob, N., Khalid, . F., Aslam, . M., Aftab, . H. & Naeem, . R. (2019) Motor and cognitive fatigue among patients with liver disease. RMJ, 44 (3), 449-452.



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Yaqoob, Nazia, Fatima Khalid, Maira Aslam, Hafsa Aftab, and Rida Naeem. 2019. Motor and cognitive fatigue among patients with liver disease. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (3), 449-452.



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Yaqoob, Nazia, Fatima Khalid, Maira Aslam, Hafsa Aftab, and Rida Naeem. "Motor and cognitive fatigue among patients with liver disease." Rawal Medical Journal 44 (2019), 449-452.



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Yaqoob, Nazia, Fatima Khalid, Maira Aslam, Hafsa Aftab, and Rida Naeem. "Motor and cognitive fatigue among patients with liver disease." Rawal Medical Journal 44.3 (2019), 449-452. Print.



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Yaqoob, N., Khalid, . F., Aslam, . M., Aftab, . H. & Naeem, . R. (2019) Motor and cognitive fatigue among patients with liver disease. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (3), 449-452.








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