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Patient perspectives on self-management technologies for CFS

Patient perspectives on self-management technologies for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Tabby Davies, Simon Jones, Ryan Kelly in CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings (CHI 2019), May 4–9, 2019, Glasgow, Scotland UK, 13 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3290605. 3300452   Research abstract: … Continue reading

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EPP self-management courses in North Wales, Jun-July 2019

Chronic Disease Self Management Programme The CDSMP is an EPP Cymru course to help people who live with a long term health condition to maintain and improve their quality of life through self-management. What does the course involve? Six weekly … Continue reading

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Intro to self management course, Llandudno 13 Feb 2019

Introduction to self management course a course for adults with long term health conditions & carers at Craig y Don Community Centre, Llandudno Wednesday 13th February 2019, 10-1 pm Introduction to Self Management is a free 3 hour session to … Continue reading

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Initiating care of a patient with ME/CFS

Initiating care of a patient with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), by Charles W. Lapp in Front. Pediatr., [Published 23 January 2019]   Article abstract: This paper introduces the primary care physician to the unique and challenging aspects of initially … Continue reading

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Self management course starts Llanrwst, Conwy 14 Feb 2018

Betsi Cadwaladr UHB Self care course Glasdir Llanrwst, Conwy starts Wed 14 Feb 2018 Ends 21 March 2018 1.30- 4 pm Free The Chronic Disease self-management course  covers a range of issues in general terms and doesn’t aim to give information relating … Continue reading

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Self management course starts in Wrexham 2 Feb 2018

Betsi Cadwaladr UHB Self care course Capel y Groes, Wrexham starts Mon 2 Feb 2018 Ends 19 March 2018 10.30- 1.30pm Free The Chronic Disease self-management course  covers a range of issues in general terms and doesn’t aim to give … Continue reading

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Self-management helpful for idiopathic chronic fatigue

Research abstract: OBJECTIVE: To determine the efficacy of a cognitive-behavioral intervention for patients meeting U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) criteria for idiopathic chronic fatigue (ICF). ICF is thought to be a less severe disorder than chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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Activity pacing (APT) self management approach for CFS

Research abstract: OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an activity pacing self-management (APSM) intervention in improving performance of daily life activities in women with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). METHOD: A total of 33 women … Continue reading

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Patients with a chronic condition need support to self-manage

Research review: Background: Receiving adequate support seems to be crucial to the success of self-management. Although different empirical studies separately examined patients’ preferences for self-management support (SMS), an overview is lacking. Objective: The aim of this qualitative review was to … Continue reading

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A fatigue self-management approach could be cost effective

Research abstract Background Fatigue is a common yet difficult to treat condition in primary care. The objective of this study is to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a brief cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) based fatigue self-management (FSM) intervention as compared to … Continue reading

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