Cachexia, anorexia and fatigue

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234356
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598847 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Cachexia, anorexia 						and fatigue

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This chapter covers cachexia, anorexia and fatigue, including background, definitions, prevalence, aetiology, metabolic effects, and management.

Chapter.  2321 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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