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Treatment and management of CFS/ME: all roads lead to Rome

Review abstract: This comprehensive review explores the current evidence on benefits and harms of therapeutic interventions in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and makes recommendations. CFS/ME is a complex, multi-system, chronic medical condition whose pathophysiology remains unknown. No established diagnostic … Continue reading

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Dr Bateman webinar: tools for managing ME/CFS

BatemanHorneCenter blog post, by Leigh Reynolds, 4 Aug 2016: Simple, Effective Tools for Managing MECFS, While there is no cure, FM and ME/CFS patients under her care often tell Dr. Bateman they are much better than they used to be. … Continue reading

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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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Canadian evidence-based ME/CFS diagnosis and management

Article abstract: This review was written from the viewpoint of the treating clinician to educate health care professionals and the public about Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). It includes: the clinical definition of ME/CFS with emphasis on how to diagnose ME/CFS; … Continue reading

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The importance of clinical intuition when treating ME/CFS

Treatment Strategies for MECFS/FM, By Suzanne D. Vernon PhD, February 11 2016 An author discusses her newly released paper and cites the importance of clinical intuition when treating ME CFS/FM: In 2012 I organized a meeting at the Banbury Center, Cold … Continue reading

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Resources for the diagnosis and management of CFS/ME in primary care

Researchers from Manchester have developed resources to support the diagnosis and management of CFS/ME in primary care. Abstract NICE guidelines emphasise the need for a confident, early diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ Myalgic Encephalitis (CFS/ME) in Primary Care with management … Continue reading

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Nursing Standard article on ME/CFS

Abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a debilitating illness that affects many systems of the body, particularly the nervous and immune systems. The condition affects all age, racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups. This article focuses on the … Continue reading

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