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Consultation on draft report to the NHMRC CEO for ‘Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’ submission

ID: 
38
Personal Details
First Name: 
Caron
Last Name: 
Murphy
Specific Questions
Comments: 
Australia must develop new clinical guidelines about ME/CFS to include recent biomedical research findings. Using 17-year old guidelines is causing harm to ME/CFS patients and misguiding clinicians.
Comments: 
Australia must increase ME/CFS medical education for all clinicians.
Comments: How could the recommendations be improved?: 
Australia must devote funding for biomedical research into ME/CFS.
Comments: How could the recommendations be improved?: 
GET/CBT must be removed from clinical guidelines as a mandatory treatment.
Comments: How could the recommendations be improved?: 
Australia must use the Canadian Consensus Criteria for all research.

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