Chronic fatigue syndrome comes out of the closet

Sibbald, Barbara
September 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;09/08/98, Vol. 159 Issue 5, p537
Academic Journal
Explains how the legitimacy now attributed to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) as a medical condition will impact Canadian physicians. Biological basis for CFS; Recent Alberta court ruling about CFS; When CFS was first described; Plans for CFS guidelines from the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons; Recent research; Treatment options; Insurance coverage; Use of CFS for insurance scams. INSETS: A physician's life with CFS;The search for a cause continues, by Caralee Caplan.


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