What stops children with a chronic illness accessing health care: a mixed methods study in children with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)

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BACKGROUND Paediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is relatively common and disabling with a mean time out of school of more than one academic year. NICE guidelines recommend referral to specialist services immediately if severely affected, within 3 months if moderately affected and within 6 months if mildly affected. However… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-11-308

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@inproceedings{Webb2011WhatSC, title={What stops children with a chronic illness accessing health care: a mixed methods study in children with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)}, author={Carly M Webb and Simon M Collin and Toity Deave and Andrew Haig-Ferguson and Amy Spatz and Esther M Crawley}, booktitle={BMC health services research}, year={2011} }