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Have you ever felt that your general practitioner was struggling to know what you meant when you said you had chronic fatigue syndrome?
Well, from now on every GP in South Australia should have on their shelves a copy of a new set of guidelines on how to diagnose and treat ME/CFS. It’s a document which you can use to discuss your condition with them.
Download it, read it, and use it when next you see your family doctor:
The text of the Guidelines are also available online:
The Guidelines are also available in German, with translation courtesy of Regina Clos:
The Canadians have been doing some superb work on developing guidelines of all kinds for the medical profession re CFS and Fibromyalgia.
Here’s the latest effort from Canada. It’s from Eleanor Stein MD FRCP(C), respected internationally for her work as a psychiatrist on ME/CFS.
There’s also a German-language version of the Guidelines, with the translation courtesy of Regina Clos: