Supporting people with severe myalgic encephalomyelitis
Greg Crowhurst Full-time carer and secretary, The 25% Severe ME Group, Great Walsingham, Norfolk
This article aims to raise nurses’ awareness of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Key symptoms are presented along with possible service responses and treatment options. It emphasises that this condition is often misunderstood but that it can be serious and more research is needed to promote better understanding of the physical symptoms.
Nursing Standard. 19, 21, 38-43. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.02.19.21.38.c3796Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review