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Case-Based Learning

Chronic fatigue syndrome

Module summary
This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Learning objectives

This module will update you on:

  • The difference between fatigue and simple tiredness
  • Factors in the history that may suggest chronic fatigue syndrome
  • What basic investigations to do
  • When to refer a patient with suspected chronic fatigue syndrome
  • The evidence based management for chronic fatigue syndrome 
Author
This module has been developed by Pulse Learning’s team of medical writers and editors, and peer reviewed by our GP advisers
Date module published
19/08/2016
Module due for review
19/08/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Well written
Difficult as quite abstract subject
Intersting reading
Rami Messing
17.04.2017.
Absolutely brilliant
Fiona Okeke
06.04.2017.
GOOD
Sripranay Sinha
05.04.2017.
useful
Ronald Kok
20.03.2017.
great module
Effie Flourentzou
19.03.2017.