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Fatigue Scales And Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Issues Of Sensitivity And Specificity

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by sleepy237, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. sleepy237

    sleepy237 Senior Member

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    Few studies have explored issues of sensitivity and specificity for using the fatigue construct to identify patients meeting chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) criteria. In this article, we examine the sensitivity and specificity of several fatigue scales that have attempted to define severe fatigue within CFS.


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