Severe ME Day of Understanding and Remembrance: Aug. 8, 2017
Determined to paper the Internet with articles about ME, Jody Smith brings some additional focus to Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Day of Understanding and Remembrance on Aug. 8, 2017 ...
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Discussion in 'Advocacy Projects' started by Asa, Jul 14, 2015.

  1. Asa

    Asa Senior Member

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    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/about/index.html

    A search for "chronic fatigue syndrome" yields the following: http://vsearch.nlm.nih.gov/vivisimo/cgi-bin/query-meta?v:project=nlm-main-website&query="chronic fatigue syndrome"&x=24&y=15 (link seems to work despite the smiling intruder)

    --which I've only glanced through. But I wondered if those who are knowledgeable about ME literature might say what books/work they believe should be in this library (if this hasn't already been done?). For example, is the IOM report part of the library?

    Or is there anything that's not biomedical and therefore should not be housed in this biomedical library? (2005 Dutch report? "CFS has been the subject of extensive study over the past 15 years. Within the scientific community, this has led to widespread support for the view that a strict biomedical perspective will not suffice and that the only fruitful approach is a "biopsychosocial" one..." / I don't know the significance of the search results, but this Dutch book/report came up as number 3.)

    And I suppose a variety of other search terms should be tried.

    Maybe a list of recommended books/work could be submitted to CFSAC for their opinion and then recommendation to the library that such books/work be added.

    Thoughts/opinions? (Thank you!)
     
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