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Abstract: An overview of chronic fatigue syndrome

Nurs Stand 2002 Dec 11-17;17(13):45-53; quiz 54-5

Jackson E.

Shaw Heath Health Centre, Stockport, Cheshire. libb.jackson@ntlworld.com

This article provides an overview of the condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome, or myalgic encephalomyelitis. The author describes common symptoms and their treatment, and discusses a model of patient care, piloted in the community, which includes elements of a range of therapeutic strategies.

PMID: 12572221 [PubMed – in process]