Fatigue Intervention by Nurses Evaluation – The FINE Trial. A randomised controlled trial of nurse led self-help treatment for patients in primary care with chronic fatigue syndrome: study protocol. [ISRCTN74156610]

@article{Wearden2006FatigueIB,
  title={Fatigue Intervention by Nurses Evaluation – The FINE Trial. A randomised controlled trial of nurse led self-help treatment for patients in primary care with chronic fatigue syndrome: study protocol. [ISRCTN74156610]},
  author={Alison Wearden and Lisa K Riste and Christopher F. Dowrick and Carolyn Anne Chew-Graham and Richard P. Bentall and Richard K Morriss and Sarah C. Peters and G. Dunn and Gerry Richardson and Karina Lovell and Philip D Powell},
  journal={BMC Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={4},
  pages={9 - 9}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as ME (CFS/ME), is a condition characterised primarily by severe, disabling fatigue, of unknown origin, which has a poor prognosis and serious personal and economic consequences. Evidence for the effectiveness of any treatment for CFS/ME in primary care, where most patients are seen, is sparse. Recently, a brief, pragmatic treatment for CFS/ME, based on a physiological dysregulation model of the condition, was shown to be successful in improving… CONTINUE READING
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