Tag Archives: paediatric ME

Online talk: ME/CFS and long Covid in children & young people with Dr Nigel Speight, 24 Sep 2020

Sheffield ME & FM Group: Online talk: ME/cfs in children and young people – Dr Nigel Speight   This talk is especially relevant to families supporting young people and those not getting the support they need from schools and services. It will … Continue reading

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Activity measurement in pediatric CFS

Activity measurement in pediatric chronic fatigue syndrome, by Bernardo Loiacono, Madison Sunnquist, Laura Nicholson, Leonard A Jason in Chronic Illness, August 17, 2020 [doi.org/10.1177/1742395320949613]   Research abstract: Objectives: Individuals with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) experience debilitating … Continue reading

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Severe ME in children

Severe ME in children, by Nigel Speight in Healthcare Vol 8, #3 p 211, July 14, 2020 [This article belongs to the Special Issue ME/CFS]   Guideline abstract  current problem regarding Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is the large … Continue reading

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The prevalence of pediatric ME/CFS in a community‑based sample

The prevalence of pediatric Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome  in a community‑based sample, by Leonard A Jason, Ben Z Katz, Madison Sunnquist, Chelsea Torres, Joseph Cotler & Shaun Bhatia in Child & Youth Care Forum, 23 January 2020 [doi.org/10.1007/s10566-019-09543-3]   Research … Continue reading

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Paediatric patients with ME/CFS value understanding & help to move on with their lives

Paediatric patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome value understanding and help to move on with their lives, by Katherine Rowe in Acta Paediatrica, First published: 18 December 2019 [https://doi.org/10.1111/apa.15054]   Abstract: Aim: The aim of this study was to document … Continue reading

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Medically documenting disability in ME/CFS cases [US]

Medically Documenting Disability in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) cases, by Barbara Comerford and Richard Podell in Front. Pediatr. 7:231, 2 July 2019 [doi: 10.3389/fped.2019.00231]   Article introduction: Patients with severe myalgic encephalomyelitis/Chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) experience debilitating physical and … Continue reading

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Meeting the educational needs of young ME/CFS patients: role of the treating physician

Meeting the educational needs of young, ME/CFS patients: role of the treating physician, by Faith R. Newton in Front. Pediatr., 02 April 2019 https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2019.00104   Article introduction: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a disabling, chronic disease characterized by the … Continue reading

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The importance of accurate diagnosis of ME/CFS in children & adolescents: a commentary

The importance of accurate diagnosis of ME/CFS in children and adolescents: a commentary, by Keith J Geraghty and Charles Adeniji in Frontiers in Pediatrics [Preprint December 31, 2018] Article abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a chronic illness that causes … Continue reading

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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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