publication . Thesis . Other literature type . 2012

Perceived symptom manageability - synthesis of a new use of a known concept based on a sample of HIV outpatients

Battegay, Manuel; Spirig, Rebecca; Fierz, Katharina;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
Symptom management issues are regularly discussed in medical follow-up appointments, however, despite the integration of patients' perspectives in symptom management negotiations, traditional-ly used measures (i.e., symptom severity and frequency) to identify symptoms that need management do not seem to capture the patient's needs and, consequently, patients' expectations are frequently unmet 141. Although symptom frequency, symptom severity, and associated distress or bother are considered core indicators of the patient's individual experience of perceived symptoms 13,60,75,142,143, they do not truly cap-ture the wholeness of PLWHs' lived experience associated ...
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