Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) in adults: a qualitative study of perspectives from professional practice

@inproceedings{Horton2010ChronicFS,
  title={Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) in adults: a qualitative study of perspectives from professional practice},
  author={Simon M C Horton and Fiona M. Poland and Swati P. Kale and Maria de Lourdes Drachler and Jos{\'e} Carlos de Carvalho Leite and Maggie A McArthur and Peter D Campion and Derek Pheby and Luis Carlos Nacul},
  booktitle={BMC family practice},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) can cause profound and prolonged illness and disability, and poses significant problems of uncertainty for healthcare professionals in its diagnosis and management. The aim of this qualitative study was to explore the nature of professional 'best practice' in working with people with CFS/ME. METHODS The views and experiences of health care practitioners (HCPs) were sought, who had been judged by people with CFS/ME… CONTINUE READING