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Meeting the educational needs of young ME/CFS patients: role of the treating physician

Meeting the educational needs of young, ME/CFS patients: role of the treating physician, by Faith R. Newton in Front. Pediatr., 02 April 2019 https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2019.00104   Article introduction: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a disabling, chronic disease characterized by the … Continue reading

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School functioning in adolescents with CFS [Australia]

School functioning in adolescents with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Sarah Jenette Knight,  Jennifer Politis,  Christine Garnham,  Adam Scheinberg and  Michelle Anne Tollit in Front. Pediatr., 16 October 2018 Background:  It is well known that adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) experience greater … Continue reading

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Measuring school functioning in students with CFS

Review abstract: Measuring school functioning in students with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a systematic review, by Michelle Tollit, Jennifer Politis, Sarah Knight in J Sch Health. 2018 Jan; 88(1):74-89. [published online 17 Dec 2017] BACKGROUND: It is often surmised that school functioning … Continue reading

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Dr Tuller challenges lack of ethical review of Dr Crawley’s school absence study

Virology blog post, by David Tuller, 28 August 2017: Trial By Error: No Ethical Review of Crawley School Absence Study This is a complicated post. Here are the key points. The rest is details: *Professor Esther Crawley and co-authors claimed … Continue reading

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30% school absence due to ME in Norway

Phoenix rising forum post, 6 Feb 2017: Norwegian prime minister concerned about young ME-patients. Norwegian media have reported several places today the prime minister’s concern for young ME patients. Last year she asked Ministry of Health and Care Services to … Continue reading

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