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Paediatric long COVID & ME/CFS: overlaps & opportunities

Pediatric long COVID and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: overlaps and 0pportunities, by Vikram GR Siberry MS and Peter C Rowe MD in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal: February 4, 2022  [doi:10.1097/INF.0000000000003477]   Extracts from Commentary: Zimmermann et al provide … Continue reading

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Case study: ME/CFS post coronavirus disease

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome post coronavirus disease 2019, by Yoshiki Kusama, Sadahiro Fukui, Makiko Maruyama, Katsunori Kamimura, Toshiro Maihara in Paediatrics International Vol 64, no. 1 Feb 2022 [doi.org/10.1111/ped.14976]   Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), an infectious disease caused by severe acute … Continue reading

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Postdengue CFS in an adolescent boy

Postdengue chronic fatigue syndrome in an adolescent boy, by Vijayakumary Thadchanamoorthy, Kavinda Dayasiri in BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Jun 7;14(6):e238605 [doi: 10.1136/bcr-2020-238605] Full article behind paywall.   Research abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is often preceded by a viral illness and … Continue reading

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Mental health screening in adolescents with CFS/ME

Mental health screening in adolescents with CFS/ME, by Maria E Loades, Paul Stallard, David Kessler & Esther Crawley in European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2021) [doi.org/10.1007/s00787-021-01734-5]   Excerpts from Letter to the editor: Psychiatric co-morbidity in adolescents is common, with the … Continue reading

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A qualitative analysis of teachers’ experiences of CFS/ME

‘It’s a medical condition … you need to support as much as possible’: A qualitative analysis of teachers’ experiences of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), by Amberly Brigden, Alison Shaw, Esther Crawley in BMC Pediatrics Vol 21, #1, p 6, January 4, 2021 … Continue reading

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NICE ME/CFS draft guideline: supporting people with ME/CFS in work, education & training

NICE ME/CFS draft guideline: supporting people with ME/CFS in work, education & training   The draft NICE guideline is open for consultation until December 22nd 2020. Contact the helpline or use the contact form on this website with your comments … Continue reading

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NICE ME/CFS draft guideline recommends annual reviews

NICE ME/CFS draft guideline: annual reviews of management plans   The draft NICE guideline is open for consultation until December 22nd 2020. Contact the helpline or use the contact form on this website with your comments for inclusion in the … Continue reading

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NICE draft ME/CFS guideline proposes tailored, individualised approach to care in partnership with patient

NICE says there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to managing ME/CFS symptoms. It stresses the need for a tailored, individualised approach to care that allows joint decision making and informed choice.   The draft NICE guideline is open … Continue reading

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CFS/ME in children aged 5 to 11 years: a qualitative study

Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis in children aged 5 to 11 years: a qualitative study, by Amberly Brigden, Alison Shaw, Emma Anderson, Esther Crawley in Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry Oct 2020 [doi:10.1177/1359104520964528]   Research abstract: Treatments for paediatric chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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CFS in children population: current knowledge summary

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in children population – current knowledge summary, by Monika Prylinska, Natalia Skierkowska, Weronika Topka, Małgorzata Kwiatkowska in Journal of Education, Health and Sport Vol 10, #9, 635-643, Sep 2020   Review abstract: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelits (CFS/ME) … Continue reading

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