Good Diagnoses?. Discussion of Two Diagnoses of doubtful validity. History #1. 21 year old female with no PMH except 1 episode of mild depression. Trivial seeming injury followed by exhaustion, recurrent headaches, difficulty finding words. Several months of struggling to find a cause.
Discussion of Two Diagnoses of doubtful validity.
How far can you blame the label for the outcome?
What approaches are there to CFS?
Page titled “LEARNING TO COPE”
“Comes only after the knowledge that the medical community does not have “the answer” for CFS. Patients must reach within their beings to find the tools to live with this illness.....Also, they can work with their physician in being a “partner” in their own healthcare.”
What are the possible consequences for us of going along with a diagnosis we think is false?
Is it unethical to pretend we agree?