An unbiased, independent panel developed a final report of the 2014 NIH Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Advancing the Research on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, which summarizes the workshop and identifies future research priorities.
The panel's final report was also published in print in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
The program book provides attendees with a workshop overview and agenda, presentation summaries, speaker biographies, and financial disclosures from planners and presenters. The program book also lists working group and panel members, Office of Disease Prevention staff, and educational planners.
This evidence report is based on research conducted by the Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center under contract to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The report seeks to address the identified workshop questions:
The information in this report is intended to help health care decision-makers—patients and clinicians, health system leaders, and policymakers, among others—make well-informed decisions and thereby improve the quality of health care services.