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Adolescent’s descriptions of fatigue, fluctuation and payback in CFS/ME

Adolescent’s descriptions of fatigue, fluctuation and payback in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalopathy (CFS/ME): Interviews with  adolescents and parents, by Roxanne M Parslow, Nina Anderson, Danielle Byrne, Alison Shaw, Kirstie L Haywood, Esther Crawley in BMJ Paediatrics Open Vol 2, #1, December 4, 2018 What this study hopes … Continue reading

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Important factors to consider when treating children with CFS/ME

Research abstract: Background: Paediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is relatively common and disabling. Improving treatment requires the development of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) that enable clinicians and researchers to collect patient-centred evidence on outcomes. Health professionals are well placed to provide … Continue reading

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Children’s experiences of CFS/ME

Review abstract: Objective: To synthesis the qualitative studies of children’s experiences of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME). Design: Systematic review and meta-ethnography. Background: CFS/ME is an important disabling illness, with uncertain cause and prognosis. As a result, children with CFS/ME can find … Continue reading

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