An overview of chronic fatigue syndrome
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An overview of chronic fatigue syndrome

Elizabeth Jackson Health Visitor, Shaw Heath Health Centre, Stockport, Cheshire

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.

Nursing Standard. 17, 13, 45-53. doi: 10.7748/ns2002.12.17.13.45.c3316

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libb.jackson@ntlworld.com

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