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

Publications[edit | edit source]

  • 2003, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Clinical Working Case Definition, Diagnostic and Treatment Protocols[2] - (Full Text)
  • 2003, Fibromyalgia syndrome : a clinical case definition and guidelines for medical practitioners : an overview of the Canadian consensus document[7]
  • 2007, Definitions and aetiology of myalgic encephalomyelitis: how the Canadian consensus clinical definition of myalgic encephalomyelitis works[8] - (Full text)

Talks and interviews[edit | edit source]

Learn more[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.mefmaction.com/images/stories/Support/TEACH-ME2edition.pdf
  2. 2.02.1 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" (PDF), Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 11 (2): 7-115, doi:10.1300/J092v11n01_02 
  3. 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 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1300/J094v11n04_02
  4. http://www.name-us.org/defintionspages/DefinitionsArticles/ConsensusDocument%20Overview.pdf
  5. Carruthers, Bruce M.; van de Sande, Marjorie I.; De Meirleir, Kenny L.; Klimas, Nancy G.; Broderick, Gordon; Mitchell, Terry; Staines, Donald; Powles, A. C. Peter; Speight, Nigel; Vallings, Rosamund; Bateman, Lucinda; Baumgarten-Austrheim, Barbara; Bell, David; Carlo-Stella, Nicoletta; Chia, John; Darragh, Austin; Jo, Daehyun; Lewis, Donald; Light, Alan; Marshall-Gradisnik, Sonya; Mena, Ismael; Mikovits, Judy; Miwa, Kunihisa; Murovska, Modra; Pall, Martin; Stevens, Staci (Aug 22, 2011). "Myalgic encephalomyelitis: International Consensus Criteria". Journal of Internal Medicine. 270 (4): 327–338. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2796.2011.02428.x. ISSN 0954-6820. PMC 3427890Freely accessible. PMID 21777306. 
  6. http://irishmecfs.org/Myalgic%20Encephalomyelitis%20International%20Consensus%20Primer-2012-11-24.pdf
  7. Carruthers & van de Sande, Bruce M.; Sande, Marjorie I. van de (2005). Fibromyalgia syndrome : a clinical case definition and guidelines for medical practitioners : an overview of the Canadian consensus document. Sande, Marjorie I. van de. Vancouver, B.C.: Vancouver, B.C. ISBN 0973933518. OCLC 71362033. 
  8. Carruthers, B M (Jun 2, 2006). "Definitions and aetiology of myalgic encephalomyelitis: how the Canadian consensus clinical definition of myalgic encephalomyelitis works". Journal of Clinical Pathology. 60 (2): 117–119. doi:10.1136/jcp.2006.042754. ISSN 0021-9746. PMC 1860613Freely accessible. PMID 16935963. 
  9. "Invest in ME Research - UK Charity for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Centre of Excellence for ME Blog". investinme.org. Retrieved Apr 28, 2019. 

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