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An overview of chronic fatigue syndrome

11 December 2002

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article provides an overview of the condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome, or myalgic encephalomyelitis. The author describes common symptoms and their...

Chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis

28 February 2012

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Learning zone professional development

Chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a debilitating illness that affects many systems of the body, particularly the nervous and immune...

Chronic fatigue syndrome: the nurse’s role

14 May 2003

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Art & Science

Background Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a disorder of no proven cause, is characterised by extended periods of extreme, debilitating fatigue and related symptoms....

Supporting people with severe myalgic encephalomyelitis

02 February 2005

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Art & Science

This article aims to raise nurses’ awareness of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Key symptoms are presented along with...

Chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis

22 February 2012

Nursing Standard

CPD

Chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a debilitating illness that affects many systems of the body, particularly the nervous and immune...

A mystery no more

05 October 2010

Nursing Standard

Features

New research has solved one of the puzzles surrounding chronic fatigue syndrome, which could help in its future treatment.