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Pediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English


  • Health & Fitness,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Pediatrics,
  • Diseases - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome,
  • Adolescent,
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome in children,
  • Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic

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Edition Notes

ContributionsKenny L. Demeirleir (Editor), Neil R. Mcgregor (Editor), Elke L. S. Van Hoof (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11143317M
ISBN 100789035324
ISBN 109780789035325

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Bell DS. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in children and adolescents: A Review. Focus and Opinion: Pediatrics , 1(5) Carruthers BM, Jain AK, et al. ME/CFS Clinical working case definition, diagnostic and treatment protocols. J. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome , 11(1) File Size: KB. Pediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome provides the criteria for first-time diagnosis of pediatric CFS and includes practical recommendations developed by the International Association of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Pediatric Case Definition Working Group. This book closely examines the potential impact that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome has on child and Author: Kenny de Meirleir, Neil R. McGregor, Elke L. S. Van Hoof. The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Epidemic Cover-Up: How a Little Newspaper Solved the Biggest Scientific and Political Mystery of Our Time Charles Ortleb out of 5 stars 7.   Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a protracted and persistent illness that produces a variety of debilitating effects in children and adolescents [1,2].While a hallmark symptom of ME/CFS is profound fatigue, sufferers report a wide variety of concomitant symptoms including post-exertional malaise, body, myofascial and/or joint pain, cognitive difficulties Cited by: 6.

  Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) can affect a child’s experience at school. This fact sheet provides information for education professionals such as teachers, guidance counselors, and other school staff about supporting students with ME/CFS and other chronic conditions in the school environment. A pediatric case definition for myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome / Leonard A. Jason [and others] --Pediatric chronic fatigue syndrome and Munchausen-by-proxy: a case study / E. Van Hoof, P. De Becker, K. De Meirleir --Psychosocial and physical impact of chronic fatigue in a community-based sample of children and. “A Pediatric Case Definition for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.” Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Haworth Medical Press; Vol. 13, No. 2/3, , pp. Rowe, Peter. Gary S. Marshall, Bryan D. Carter, in Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (Fourth Edition), Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) consists of profound, debilitating fatigue associated with subjective complaints and resulting in impaired daily functioning. Symptoms usually are abrupt in onset and persist for years. Interest in CFS increased in the s with the description.

Abstract. Background: Most pediatric prevalence studies of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) have been based upon data from tertiary care centers, a process known for systematic biases such as excluding youth of lower socioeconomic status and those less likely to have access to health addition, most pediatric ME/CFS epidemiologic studies have not included a. 6 Pediatric ME/CFS. Pediatric ME/CFS has been defined as a complex, multisystemic, and debilitating illness that is characterized by severe and medically unexplained fatigue and is usually accompanied by post-exertional malaise (PEM), orthostatic intolerance and other signs of autonomic dysfunction, and cognitive problems, as well as by unrefreshing sleep, headache, and other pain symptoms. Secondary Fatigue (20% of non-chornic causes) Fatigue with underlying medical cause; Fatigue lasts between 1 and 6 months; Physiologic Fatigue (80% of non-chronic causes) Fatigue due to lifestyle causes; Chronic Fatigue. Fatigue that lasts longer than 6 months; See Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a clinical diagnosis characterized by an unexplained persistent or relapsing chronic fatigue that is of at least six months' duration, is not the result of ongoing exertion, is not substantially alleviated by rest, and results in substantial reduction of previous levels of occupational, educational, social, or.