Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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IOM report release date 10 Feb 2015

Discussion in 'Upcoming ME/CFS Events' started by Denise, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. Kati

    Kati Patient in training

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    Dr Bateman posted this on Facebook yesterday (posting with permission)
    Lucinda Bateman
    Hey Facebook friends...I have become a tweeter. If you want to follow the "coming out party" of MECFS I invite you to follow my Twitter account @LBatemanMD. Making waves in the medical community
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      Robin Funk
      "Coming out party" of MECFS? Wonder if that's the name?
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      Lucinda Bateman
      I just meant coming out of the shadows into mainstream medicine


      Maybe just maybe this process will meet be us forward from the shadows to closer to centre stage. I am choosing to be optimistic.
     
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  2. Sing

    Sing Senior Member

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    I don't know if it is possible to add a new name, category and description to the ICD-10-CM before Oct 15, 2015. Actually it would probably have to change both previous categories. Anyone know anything about how this works?

    I have forgotten who all the people were on their panel. The ones presenting are few. Were the others equally involved? Drs. Chu, Klimas, Davis.....
     
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  3. WillowJ

    WillowJ คภภเє ɠรค๓թєl

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    It is theoretically possible to add a new listing to the ICD-CM twice a year, if I recall correctly. I do not know how the WHO ICD gets updated, but I assume there is a similar process.

    It is possible to see the panel at the IOM page. However it is not listed on the webcast page and they do not have easy breadcrumbs navigation. On the Activities page for ME/CFS, there is a widget at the right-hand column:
    + View Full Committee Roster

    When expanded, it yields:
    Some of these names are unfamiliar, and Jennie (and a group) blogged about them here.

    There is also a section for:

    + View Full Study Staff Roster

     
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  4. Sean

    Sean Senior Member

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    On the IOM page it will automatically calculate your local start time, in the black box immediately below the video window, titled Committee on the diagnostic criteria for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, with the email address and RSVP boxes.

    Caution: It may not be accurate, depending the information your computer and ISP give to the IOM site.

    https://www.iom.edu/Activities/Dise...elitisChronicFatigueSyndrome/2015-FEB-10.aspx
     

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