Review: 'Through the Shadowlands’ describes Julie Rehmeyer's ME/CFS Odyssey
I should note at the outset that this review is based on an audio version of the galleys and the epilogue from the finished work. Julie Rehmeyer sent me the final version as a PDF, but for some reason my text to voice software (Kurzweil) had issues with it. I understand that it is...
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Newcastle, UK: Drs Spickett/Newton - any experiences?

Discussion in 'ME/CFS Doctors' started by Sasha, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. peggy-sue

    peggy-sue

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    Thanks for the clarification. :) Good to know!
     
  2. Cheesus

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    @Sasha Did you see Dr Spickett in the end? My GP has just referred me...
     
  3. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    No I didn't - kind of wish I had. Good luck!
     
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    Cheesus Senior Member

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    Thanks :) Apparently he has a keen eye for missed or mis-diagnoses. I spoke to my NHS specialist today and she said if I still had questions regarding my diagnosis Dr Spickett is the man to talk to. He is apparently 'extremely thorough'. My mum tells me he wrote a paper on misdiagnoses and found that >40% of people referred to him weren't diagnosed correctly :eek:
     
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  5. WillowJ

    WillowJ คภภเє ɠรค๓թєl

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    paper is here:
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21132135

    The previous time they had found ~60% incorrect diagnoses
     
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