International ME/CFS and FM Awareness Day Is On May 12, 2018
Thomas Hennessy, Jr., selected May 12th to be our international awareness day back in 1992. He knew that May 12th had also been the birthday of Florence Nightingale. She was the English army nurse who helped to found the Red Cross as well as the first school of nursing in the world.
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Review of ME/CFS: an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and management by clinicians.

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by Kyla, Nov 28, 2015.

  1. Kyla

    Kyla ᴀɴɴɪᴇ ɢꜱᴀᴍᴩᴇʟ

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    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26613325

     
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    Kyla ᴀɴɴɪᴇ ɢꜱᴀᴍᴩᴇʟ

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    Kati Patient in training

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    Supportive symptomatic treatment. This is basically palliative care/behavioral medicine. Got orthostatic intolerance? here, try this electrolyte drink... (We don't do IV here because the government doesn't think you are worthy of them)

    Cognitive dysfunction? Try meditation. And so on.

    'patient centered care approach'? What does that even mean? Institutions that are self-proclaimed as patient-centered care are quickly retreating back when the patient actually asks for science-based treatments, and access to off-labeled treatments.

    Essentially all that is described here is education program which is the other way to say CBT and pacing to regain abilities to plan activities and begin to make slow incremental improvement to functionality is the other way to say 'rehab' or GET.

    Nothing new here, extremely conservative.

    Published in 'Environmental medicine'. Why branding this disease as an environmental disease? Global warming anyone? we caught this from our environment? Then why is HIV/AIDs not an environemntal disease? MS? Alzeimer? Cancer?
     
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