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Redefining the Chronic Fatigue SyndromeRedefining the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Theodore G. Ganiats, MD
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This article was published online first at www.annals.org on 10 February 2015.

From the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida.

Disclosures: Disclosures can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M15-0357.

Requests for Single Reprints: Theodore G. Ganiats, MD, Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1801 NW 9th Avenue, #470, Miami, FL 33136.

Author Contributions:Conception and design: T.G. Ganiats.

Analysis and interpretation of the data: T.G. Ganiats.

Drafting of the article: T.G. Ganiats.

Critical revision of the article for important intellectual content: T.G. Ganiats.

Final approval of the article: T.G. Ganiats.

Administrative, technical, or logistic support: T.G. Ganiats.

Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(9):653-654. doi:10.7326/M15-0357
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The Institute of Medicine recently convened an expert committee to examine the evidence base for the chronic fatigue syndrome, develop evidence-based clinical diagnostic criteria, and recommend whether new terminology should be adopted.

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