The Energy Envelope Theory and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.

  title={The Energy Envelope Theory and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.},
  author={Leonard A. Jason and Kathleen Muldowney and Susan R. Torres-Harding},
  journal={AAOHN journal : official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses},
  volume={56 5},
Individuals with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) have little stamina and endurance, and pose a challenge for nursing professionals. The Energy Envelope Theory, which posits that maintaining expended energy levels consistent with available energy levels may reduce the frequency and severity of symptoms, is particularly useful when working with clients with ME/CFS. Anecdotal support from the client community for this theory supports its use as a management tool for ME… CONTINUE READING
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