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Chronic Fatigue Sydrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: A Primer for Clinical Practitioners by the International Association for CFS/ME provides extensive information about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment approaches, a pediatric case definition worksheet, a functional capacity scale, and an activity log (Friedberg et al, 2014).
Managing ME/CFS: A guide for young people is a book published in 2015 by Dr. Rosamund Vallings geared for teenagers with the illness, and will also be useful for parents. It gives clear explanations of the illness and summarizes current thinking about treatment approaches. The Kindle edition is available through Amazon or a paper copy can be ordered through Calico Publishing in New Zealand.
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis—Adult & Paediatric: International Consensus Primer for Medical Practitioners by the ME International Consensus Panel also provides extensive information about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment approaches, and includes diagnostic worksheets (Carruthers et al, 2012).
"What a primary care physician can do for CFS patients," is a 2010 presentation by Dr. James Oleske, a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, New Jersey.