Chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Medical malepractice

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Carolyn DeMarco
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses women and the medical industry. Lists guidelines for women seeking alternative care. 

Winning the battle: living with epstein-barr virus

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Lone Rotenberg
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares one woman's experience of 'coming out' as one who lives with a chronic illness. Discusses holistic health practices. 

Chronic fatigue syndrome

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English
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Online
Author: 
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publisher: 
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Atlanta, GA

Presents a web site that offers information about chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and its diagnosis and treatment.

National ME/FM Action Network

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms an organization dedicated to advancing the recognition and understanding of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) through education, advocacy, support, and research.

Primary Telephone: 
613-829-6667
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
mefmaction@ncf.ca
Fax Number: 
613-829-8518
Street Address: 
512-33 Banner Road
City: 
Nepean
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2H 8V7

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: clinical working case definition, diagnostic and treatment protocols

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Presents a systematic clinical working case definition that encourages a diagnosis based on characteristic patterns of symptom clusters, which reflect specific areas of pathogenesis. Gives diagnostic and treatment protocols, and a short overview of research to facilitate a comprehensive and integrated approach to this illness.

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FM-CFS Canada (Compassion in Action)

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Groupe de soutien / support par les pairs
Services d'information et de références
Support group/peer support
Groupe de pression

Forms an organization that works to promote education, research and better treatment of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. // Forme un organisme voué à la promotion de l'éducation, de la recherche et de l'amélioration du traitement de la fibromyalgie et le syndrome de fatigue chronique.

Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
412-99 Fifth Avenue
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1S 5P5
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Chronic fatigue syndrome: when life falls apart

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Gouny Araguas
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Deals with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and its impact on one woman's life, especially her relationship with her partner and her inability to work.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Alternative treatments for fibromyalgia & chronic fatigue syndrome: insights from practitioners and patients

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Mari Skelly
Andrea Helm
Publisher: 
Hunter House Inc.
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Alameda, CA

Explores various treatment alternatives for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ALTH.S45 1999
ISBN 0897932714
Notes: 
Review, Network Summer 2000: This book explores various treatment alternatives for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Each chapter focuses on a different alternative, such as acupuncture or massage therapy, first from the perspective of a treatment provider, second from someone who has experienced it.
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