Bruce Carruthers

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Bruce M. Carruthers, MD, CM, FRCPC, (7 May 1933 - 21 July 2017) was an Internal Medicine physician, with a specialty in ME/CFS, who practiced in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

Primers and guidelines[edit | edit source]

He is the principal author or editor who developed or contributed to the following:

Education[edit | edit source]

  • Internship at the Charity Hospital of Lousiana, New Orleans
  • Residency in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Research Fellowship at the American Diabetes Association in Philadelphia and at the Clinical Investigation Unit of Shaughnessy Hospital, Vancouver
  • Fellowship of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - specializing in Internal Medicine
  • Research Scholar of the Medical Research Council of Canada

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Learn more[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  2. Carruthers, BM; van de Sande, MI; De Meirleir, KL; Klimas, NG; Broderick, G; Mitchell, T; Staines, D; Powles, A C P; Speight, N; Vallings, R; Bateman, L; Baumgarten-Austrheim, B; Bell, DS; Carlo-Stella, N; Chia, J; Darragh, A; Jo, D; Lewis, D; Light, A; Marshall-Gradisnik, S; Mena, I; Mikovits, JA; Miwa, K; Murovska, M; Pall, ML; Stevens, S (2011), "Myalgic encephalomyelitis: International Consensus Criteria.", Journal of Internal Medicine, 270 (4): 327-38, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2796.2011.02428.x, PMID 21777306 
  4. 4.0 4.1 Carruthers, Bruce M.; Jain, Anil Kumar; De Meirleir, Kenny L.; Peterson, Daniel L.; Klimas, Nancy G.; Lerner, A. Martin; Bested, Alison C.; Flor-Henry, Pierre; Joshi, Pradip; Powles, A C Peter; Sherkey, Jeffrey A.; van de Sande, Marjorie I. (2003), "Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Clinical Working Case Definition, Diagnostic and Treatment Protocols", Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 11 (2): 7-115, doi:10.1300/J092v11n01_02 
  5. Anil Kumar Jaina, Bruce M. Carruthers, Marjorie I. van de Sande, Stephen R. Barrond, C. C. Stuart Donaldsone, James V. Dunnef, Emerson Gingrichg, Dan S. Heffezh, Frances Y.-K. Leungi, Daniel G. Malonej, Thomas J. Romanok, I. Jon Russelllm, David Sauln & Donald G. Seibelo. (2003). Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Canadian Clinical Working Case Definition, Diagnostic and Treatment Protocols–A Consensus Document. Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain, 11(4):3-107. doi:10.1300/J094v11n04_02. Retrieved from
  7. Carruthers BM. (2007). Definitions and aetiology of myalgic encephalomyelitis: how the Canadian consensus clinical definition of myalgic encephalomyelitis works. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 60(2):117-9. Epub 2006 Aug 25. Retrieved from

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