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.  This can be completed on the PDF itself, or completed as well as scored on the website
  6. RAND SF-36 manual scoring sheets. An easy alternative is to go instead to:
  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.
  10. Government Assistance Resources for those with a disability

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