Systematic review of clinical practice guidelines (CPG), evaluation reports of health technologies (ETS) and systematic reviews (SR) published after the technical report of AQUAs (2011) on the diagnosis and treatment of CFS. Comprehensive literature search (up to May 2016) in CPG repositories and STD reports, and in the databases of bibliographic data Medline, EMBASE and Cochrane Library. I also know They consulted secondary sources such as UpToDate and Clinical Evidence. Evaluation of the methodological quality of the documents selected through the methodological section of the Instrument instrument Appraisal of Guidelines Research and Evaluation - AGREE II and the Assessment scale of Multiple SysTemAtic Reviews - AMSTAR. Studies have been identified that report the prevalence of CFS in the United States United and some countries in Europe, but none in Spain. The evidence identified as of May 2016 is of methodological quality variable. The volume of evidence is limited for CFS. In CFS an evaluation report has been identified (Smith 2014) with 2014 search date, in addition to the AQuAS 2011 report. 10 REPORTS, STUDIES AND RESEARCH new diagnostic criteria or proposals for complementary tests for the determination of SFC. 8 systematic reviews have been included of the literature evaluating CFS treatments, 1 of them is a overview that evaluates pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments, and The remaining 7 evaluate exclusively non-pharmacological treatments.
Chronic fatigue syndrome; Systematic reviews; Practice guidelines
Nishishinya-Aquino B, Requeijo-Lorenzo C, Roqué-Fíguls M, Salas-Gama K, Urrútia-Cuchí G. Evaluación y abordaje de síndrome de fatiga crónica: actualización de las evidencias científicas. Barcelona: Agència de Qualitat i Avaluació Sanitàries de Catalunya; 2016. (Informes, estudios e investigación).
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