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SMCI Collaborates In The Publication Of New ME/CFS Pediatric Primer With Dr Peter Rowe

Tuesday 23 May 2017


From the Solve ME/CFS Initiative:


Dr Peter Rowe
Dr Peter Rowe

SMCI Collaborates in the Publication of New ME/CFS Pediatric Primer with Dr. Peter Rowe

May 22, 2017
Copyright © 2017 The Solve ME/CFS Initiative

A new primer focusing on the pediatrics aspect of ME/CFS was recently accepted for publication in the Journal Frontiers in Pediatrics. The work was the vision of colleagues at the New Jersey ME/CFS Association who assembled a team of experts to develop this material. Collaborations like this, in which different entities come together to realize a project, will significantly advance the knowledge about this disease.

Dr. Peter Rowe, lead author of this primer, and a member of the SMCI Research Advisory Council, described the genesis and importance of this effort:

“Three years ago, Ken Friedman, Alan Gurwitt, and Rosemary Underhill invited an international group of experienced ME/CFS clinicians to write a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of ME/CFS in adolescents and young adults. The IACFSME had published a guide for adults, but there was no similar publication to help clinicians manage the unique aspects of ME/CFS in children and adolescents.”


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