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Prevalence & characteristics of CFS/ME in Poland

Prevalence and characteristics of chronic fatigue syndrome/ myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) in Poland: a cross-sectional study, by Joanna Słomko, Julia L Newton, Sławomir Kujawski, Małgorzata Tafil-Klawe, Jacek Klawe, Donald Staines, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, Pawel Zalewski in BMJ Open Vol 9, #3 article … Continue reading

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Estimating prevalence, demographics & costs of ME/CFS using large scale medical claims data & Machine Learning (US)

Estimating prevalence, demographics and costs of ME/CFS using large scale medical claims data and machine learning, by Ashley Valdez, Elizabeth E. Hancock, Seyi Adebayo, David Kiernicki, Daniel Proskauer, John R. Attewell, Lucinda Bateman, Alfred DeMaria, Jr, Charles W. Lapp, Peter … Continue reading

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ME/CFS history, diagnostic criteria & prevalence – new e-book

E-book by Mary Gloria C. Njoku, 1 Sep 2016: Myalgic, Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:  History, Diagnostic Criteria and Prevalence ISBN: 978-1-4689-7326-6         Foreword by Prof Leonard Jason Overview: This work is a comprehensive review of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) studies that were … 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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Definitions of CFS/ME used in prevalence research

Abstract Purpose Prevalence estimates have been based on several case definitions of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). The purpose of this work is to provide a rigorous overview of their application in prevalence research. Methods A systematic review of primary studies … Continue reading

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