Outcome and prognosis of patients with chronic fatigue vs chronic fatigue syndrome.

@article{Bombardier1995OutcomeAP,
  title={Outcome and prognosis of patients with chronic fatigue vs chronic fatigue syndrome.},
  author={C H Bombardier and Debra S. Buchwald},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={155 19},
  pages={
          2105-10
        }
}
BACKGROUND There are few data on the natural history and prognosis of persons with chronic fatigue (CF) or CF syndrome (CFS). Therefore, we compared functional outcomes in patients with each condition and tested the validity of various prognostic indicators. METHODS Four hundred forty-five (89%) of 498 consecutive referral patients were surveyed an average of 1.5 years after an initial evaluation. Data from the initial evaluation were used to predict outcomes. RESULTS Sixty-four percent of… CONTINUE READING
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