HISTORICAL PAPERS ON CFS / ME

1955

Outbreak at The Royal Free. ED Acheson. Lancet 1955:394-395

1956

A New Clinical Entity? Leading Article. Lancet 1956: 789-790

1959

The Clinical Syndrome Variously Called Benign Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Iceland Disease and Epidemic Neuromyasthenia. ED Acheson.  American Journal of Medicine: 1959:569-595

1970

Encephalomyelitis Resembling Benign Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. SGB Innes. Lancet 1970:969-971

1976

Benign Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or Epidemic Neuromyasthenia. AM Ramsay. Update 1976:539-542

1977

Icelandic disease (benign myalgic encephalomyelitis or Royal Free disease). AM Ramsay, EG Dowsett JG Parish et al. BMJ 1977: 1350

1978

Postgraduate Medical Journal 1978:54:637: 709-771. Whole issue.

An outbreak of encephalomyelitis in the Royal Free Hospital Group. Nigel Dean Compston. Postgraduate Medical Journal 1978:54:722-724

Epidemic myalgic encephalomyelitis. Leading Article.  BMJ 1978:1436-1437

1979

Clinical and biochemical findings in ten patients with benign myalgic encephalomyelitis. AM Ramsay, A Rundle. Postgraduate Medical Journal 1979:856-857

1983

Sporadic myalgic encephalomyelitis in a rural practice. BD Keighley, EJ Bell. Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, June 1983:339-341

1984

Myalgic encephalomyelitis and the general practitioner. JC Murdoch. New Zealand Family Physician 1984:127-128

Excessive Intracellular Acidosis Of Skeletal Muscle On Exercise In A Patient With A Post-Viral Exhaustion/Fatigue Syndrome. DL Arnold, GK Radda et al. The Lancet 1984: 1367-1369

1985

Electrophysiological studies in the post-viral fatigue syndrome. Leading Article. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 1985:691-694

The postviral fatigue syndrome - an analysis of the findings in 50 cases. PO Behan, WMH Behan et al. Journal of Infection(1985) 10:211-222

1987

The Epstein-Barr Virus and Chronic Fatigue. IE Salit. Clinical Ecology 1987188 V, 3:103-107

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) syndrome - an analysis of the clinical findings in 200 cases. JC Murdoch. The New Zealand Family Physician 1987:51-54

1988

The Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Syndrome. JC Murdoch. Family Practice 1988:302-306

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, or what? AM Ramsey. The Lancet 1988: 100- 101 The Clinical Identity Of The Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Syndrome. AM Ramsey. Pub. UK ME Association 1988

Postviral Fatigue Syndrome. PO Behan, WMH Behan. CRC Critical Reviews In Neurobiology 1988:157-178

1989

Postviral fatigue syndrome. DO Ho-Yen. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 1989:250

Postviral syndrome - how can a diagnosis be made? A study of patients undergoing a Monospot test. SJ Bowman, J Brostoff et al. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 1989:712-716

Treatment of Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Leading Article. Nelson M Gantz & Gary P Holmes Drugs 1989 38(6): 855-862

Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome: Evidence for Underlying Organic Disturbance in the Muscle Fibre. GA Jamal, S Hansen. European Neurology 1989: 273-276

1991

History of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. SE Straus. Reviews of Infectious Diseases 1991;13(Suppl 1):S2-7