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Incidence of ME/CFS among U.S. nurses

Research abstract: Incidence of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome in a large prospective cohort of U.S. nurses, by Natalia Palacios, Kathryn C. Fitzgerald, Anthony L. Komaroff, Alberto Ascherio in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior [Published online: 18 May 2017] Background: The incidence … Continue reading

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CFS prevalence and effect on job performance in nurses

Research abstract Background and Objectives: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a severe, debilitating disorder.  Permanent chronic fatigue that affects the daily routine activities at least for six months and 4 of the 8 patients reported symptoms associated with this disorder (problems of memory / … Continue reading

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Nursing Standard article on ME/CFS

Abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a debilitating illness that affects many systems of the body, particularly the nervous and immune systems. The condition affects all age, racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups. This article focuses on the … Continue reading

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