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Jason: post-infectious fatigue syndrome: a qualitative study of adults

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Effi, Mar 28, 2017.

  1. Effi

    Effi Senior Member

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    New publication by Leonard Jason and Eva Stormorken (Norway).

    Stormorken, E., Jason, L.A., & Kirkevold, M. (2017).
    From good health to illness with post-infectious fatigue syndrome: a qualitative study of adults' experiences of the illness trajectory.

    BMC Family Practice, 18, 1-15.

    DOI 10.1186/s12875-017-0614-4
    goo.gl/1QqwQn

     
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  2. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    Or it could make things worse.
     
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  3. trishrhymes

    trishrhymes Senior Member

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    I prefer this bit:

    ' rest as needed,financial support and practical help would likely improve prognosis.'
     
  4. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    I'm always on the hunt for a problem to compain about! I think I'm wary of anything that could lead to medical professionals telling patients what they should do, unless there's really good evidence to support the advice being given.
     
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  5. Sean

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    Early diagnosis, get off the patient's back, and pump funds into biomedical research for it.

     
  6. Invisible Woman

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    Excellent quote @Sean! Very apt!
     
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    I liked this. Sympathetic and realistic coverage of topic.
     
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    Dolphin Senior Member

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    An example of odd scoring:
     
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  9. A.B.

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    Whoa, that looks like some heavy duty brainwashing. Lightning Process? Just kidding. I wonder how a result like this can exist.
     
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    I find it kind of bizarre that they focused so much on giardia during this outbreak. Perhaps because it was easy to isolate and it was unusual because it's not an endemic infection in the area. As it has never been linked with ME before (as far as I'm aware) and doesn't go systemic, it seems like an unlikely cause. As the source of the giardia was a sewage contamination of drinking water, it seems much more likely that the cause of the actual outbreak was an enterovirus instead. The outbreak began in August 2004 which is the exact highest prevalence month for enterovirus infections during that time period, at least in the US. I skimmed through several papers related to the outbreak and they never mention even testing anybody for enteroviruses.

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