Tag Archives: primary care

Health care resource use by patients before & after a diagnosis of CFS/ME

Health care resource use by patients before and after a diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME): A clinical practice research datalink study, by Simon Collin, Inger Bakken, Irwin Nazareth, Esther Crawley, & Peter D. White in BMC Family Practice. 18 20017 Research abstract: Background: Our … Continue reading

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Diagnosis & symptoms of CFS/ME in children in Norway

Research abstract: Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a complex condition. Causal factors are not established, although underlying psychological or immunological susceptibility has been proposed. We studied primary care diagnoses for children with CFS/ME, with children with another hospital … Continue reading

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Effectiveness of GP training programme about CFS/ME in NW England

Research abstract: Background: Previous research has highlighted that many GPs lack the confidence and knowledge to diagnose and manage people with CFS/ME. Following the development of an online training module for GPs, and an information pack and DVD for patients, … Continue reading

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Survey of older people’s experiences of GP services

Share your experiences of GP services in Wales Many of the older people the Older People’s Commissioner has met and spoken with across Wales have shared their experiences of accessing and using GP services, which are central to the health and wellbeing … Continue reading

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£43m investment in GPs and community nurses

Wales online article by Mark Smith, 7 April 2016: GPs, community nurses and care workers set to benefit from £43m investment in primary care It is part of the Welsh Government’s plan to move services out of hospitals and into … Continue reading

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Resources for the diagnosis and management of CFS/ME in primary care

Researchers from Manchester have developed resources to support the diagnosis and management of CFS/ME in primary care. Abstract NICE guidelines emphasise the need for a confident, early diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ Myalgic Encephalitis (CFS/ME) in Primary Care with management … Continue reading

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CFS: The challenges in primary care: a webinar

A new continuing medical education program about CFS has been launched on Medscape as a collaboration between Medscape Education and the CDC, the Centers for Disease Control in the US. The video program features expert physicians Dr Anthony Komaroff, Dr … Continue reading

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