Special Issue "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Medical, Nursing and Public Health Management"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Health Behavior, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2021.
Interests: immunology; chronic fatigue syndrome
A topical collection on myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome is being organized in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. For detailed information on the journal, I refer you to https://0-www-mdpi-com.brum.beds.ac.uk/journal/ijerph.
The current COVID-19 pandemic is one of the greatest public health challenges ever encountered in terms of environmental risk, public health policy, and clinical management. The illness has also highlighted the emergence of a highly disabling “Long-COVID” syndrome which has many features in common with ME/CFS, including unrelenting fatigue, memory and concentration impairment, persisting and disabling pain, and impaired muscle function. Despite improvements in individual clinical and intensive care outcomes, the Long-COVID syndrome may onset from any level of severity of the presenting illness.
ME/CFS has become an illness of increased interest due to its overlapping features with Long-COVID. Hence, this Special Issue aims to investigate developments and discoveries in ME/CFS and the impact of environmental and public health management in emerging illnesses, such as COVID-19.
Prof. Dr. Donald Staines
Prof. Dr. Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik
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- clinical characteristics
- diagnosis and presentation of ME/CFS
- challenges for medical and nursing management
- pharmacotherapeutics and potential treatments
- advances in pathophysiology and diagnostics
- consequences and management of severe post-viral conditions, e.g., COVID-19
- epidemiology: incidence and prevalence investigations
- public health policy and research
- unmasking the evidence