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(American Family Physician/American Academy of Family Physicians) Review of CFS (Yancey & Thomas)

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by Dolphin, Oct 31, 2012.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    There's a thread on the related American Academy of Family Physicians/American Family Physician patient information sheet on CFS at: http://forums.phoenixrising.me/inde...ician-patient-information-sheet-on-cfs.20131/

    (Not a recommendation)


    *I've given each sentence its own paragraph to make it easier to read.




    If anyone wants to write a letter in reply, here are the details:

    http://www.aafp.org/online/en/home/publications/journals/afp/afpauthors.html#Parsys98405


     
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    Puzzle Pieces (October 30th, 2012) by Jennie Spotila


    continues at:
    http://www.occupycfs.com/2012/10/30/puzzle-pieces/
     
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    I have heard of one letter that has submitted, along with PANDORA's longer letter on the factsheet (too long to publish).

    If anyone knows of any other letters, please let me know (by private message, if you prefer). I might write a letter but I don't want to duplicate something others have done; also if a few letters go in, I think I might concentrate on more obscure CFS papers that might not get any comments on them (I'm behind in my reading).
     
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    A letter in reply was published today from Jennie Spotila and Dr. Lucinda Bateman. Also, a reply from one of the authors that I don't find that useful: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0401/
     
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    It's really great to see our ME/CFS doctors tackling bad papers like this. I wish more of our doctors would do that. Do any ME/CFS people or orgs attempt to coordinate this sort of thing?
     
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    as in, getting doctors to write letters, or writing letters ourselves, or both?

    Some of the orgs write (their doctor consultants may do this, if they have them, and other non-doctor persons with information). Some other patients who have or have developed (or are developing) relevant knowledge/skills write.

    I think relatively few doctors have/take time to write, probably since they are so overflooded with patients, and some are carrying out research as well.
     
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