CFS/ME

The following are useful links and downloads for the diagnosis and management of CFS/ME and Fibromyalgia:

  1. Fibromyalgia Criteria: American College of Rheumatology 2010
  2. Canadian Consensus Criteria for CFS/ME
  3. ME DePaul Symptom Questionnaire: Useful to diagnose CFS/ME
  4. Scoring Sheet for DePaul Symptom Questionnaire to meet the Canadian CFS/ME Case Definition.
  5. RAND SF-36 Health Survey: A standardized questionnaire useful to determine degree of disability in many areas.
  6. RAND SF-36 manual scoring sheets. An easy alternative is to go instead to: http://www.sf-36.org/demos/sf-36.html
  7. RAND SF-36 comparison scores for the normal population, CFS/ME, Fibromyalgia, and MS.
  8. Activity Logs with Crashing and Recovery Patterns.
  9. My favourite book: “Hope and Help for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia” by Dr. Alison Bested.

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