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A UK based review of recommendations for the management of CFS

Research highlights: There were marked discrepancies between patient and professional sources’ views on treatment recommendations. Patient organisations preferentially recommended medicines, pacing and complementary treatments Medical organisations recommended rehabilitation therapies Research abstract: Objectives:¬†Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a controversial illness, with … Continue reading

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Methods of evaluating ME interventions

Research abstract: INTRODUCTION The current study provides data from two patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis, who charted several of their symptoms over time. CASE PRESENTATION Each patient charted domains that were relevant to them, and they were attempting to assess the … Continue reading

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Review of interventions for CFS

Review abstract: Introduction: Chronic fatigue syndrome affects between 0.006% and 3% of the population depending on the criteria of definition used, with women being at higher risk than men. Methods and outcomes: We conducted a systematic overview, aiming to answer … Continue reading

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Evidence from research into childhood CFS/ME is lacking

Review Abstract Purpose¬† A range of interventions have been used for the management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) in children and adolescents. Currently, debate exists as to the effectiveness of these different management strategies. The objective of this review … Continue reading

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