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ME/CFS: investigating care practices pointed out to disparities in diagnosis & treatment across European Union

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): Investigating care practices pointed out to disparities in diagnosis and treatment across European Union Elin B Strand, Luis Nacul, Anne Marit Mengshoel, Ingrid B Helland, Patricia Grabowski, Angelika Krumina, Jose Alegre-Martin, Magdalena Efrim-Budisteanu, Slobodan Sekulic, … Continue reading

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Assessing CFS: self-reported physical functioning & correlations with physical testing

Assessing chronic fatigue syndrome: Self-reported physical functioning and correlations with physical testing, by  Jan Eyskens, Jela Illegems, Luc De Nil, Jo Nijs, Jarl K Kampen, Greta Moorkens in Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies Vol 23, No. 3, Jul 2019, … Continue reading

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Video lecture by Dr Lucinda Bateman: Upright activity & exercise intolerance: critical concepts in the evaluation of chronic fatigue

Upright activity and exercise intolerance: critical concepts in the evaluation of chronic fatigue, by Dr Lucinda Bateman   Dr Bateman talks to doctors.  Duration 56 minutes. Topics covered: how she assesses and diagnoses patients with ME/CFS the questionnaires she gets … Continue reading

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The DePaul Symptom Questionnaire-2: a validation study

The DePaul Symptom Questionnaire-2: a validation study, by Helen Bedree, Madison Sunnquist & Leonard A Jason in Journal Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior Vol 7, 2019 – Issue 3, pp 166-179 [https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2019.1653471]   Research abstract: Background: The DePaul Symptom Questionnaire … Continue reading

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Towards a biomarker: Rethinking ME/CFS diagnostic reference intervals via machine learning, & the utility of activin B for defining symptom severity

Rethinking ME/CFS diagnostic reference intervals via machine learning, and the utility of activin B for defining symptom severity, by Brett A. Lidbury, Badia Kita, Alice M Richardson, Donald P Lewis, Edwina Privitera, Susan Hayward, David de Kretser and Mark Hedger … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: a comprehensive review

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a comprehensive review, by Mateo Cortes Rivera, Claudio Mastronardi, Claudia T Silva-Aldana, Mauricio Arcos-Burgos and Brett A Lidbury in Diagnostics 2019, 9(3), 91; 7 August 2019[https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics9030091] Review abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a debilitating … Continue reading

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Symptom frequency & development of a generic functional disorder symptom scale suitable for use in studies of patients with IBS, FMS, or CFS

Symptom frequency and development of a generic functional disorder symptom scale suitable for use in studies of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia syndrome or chronic fatigue syndrome, by Michael E Hyland, Alison M Bacon, Joseph W Lanario, Anthony F … Continue reading

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Pathological mechanisms underlying ME/CFS

Pathological mechanisms underlying Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Daniel Missailidis, Sarah Annesley, Paul Fisher in Preprints  [Published  online: 16 July 2019] doi: 10.20944/preprints201907.0196.v1   Review abstract The underlying molecular basis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is not well understood. … Continue reading

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ME, CFS & chronic fatigue: three distinct entities requiring complete different approaches

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Chronic Fatigue: three distinct entities requiring complete different approaches, by Frank NM Twisk in Current Rheumatology Reports June 2019, 21:27 [https://doi.org/10.1007/s11926-019-0823-z]   Letter abstract: Purpose of Review: A recent review implicates that myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), … Continue reading

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Varied presentation of ME/CFS & the needs for classification & clinician education: a case series

Varied presentation of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and the needs for classification and clinician education: a case series, by Eva Martín-Martínez, & Mercedes Martín-Martínez in Clinical Therapeutics vol 41, issue 4, pages 619–624, April 2019 Abstract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome … Continue reading

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