Christopher Burton

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Christopher Burton is general practitioner in Sheffield, UK. He is also an academic and writes extensively about medically unexplained symptoms and functional somatic syndromes, which he considers chronic fatigue syndrome to be an example of.[1]

Chris was been appointed to the review panel for the NICE guidelines review in October 2018, these guidelines which strongly influence NHS treatment and policy for people with ME/CFS in the UK.[2]

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 1997, Biochemical evidence for a novel low molecular weight 2-5A-dependent RNase L in chronic fatigue synd rome 2003, Beyond somatisation: A review of the understanding and treatment of medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS)[3]
  • 2009, Reduced complexity of activity patterns in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a case control study | BioPsychoSocial Medicine[4]
  • 2012, ABCs of Medically Unexplained Symptoms (book)[1]
  • 2013, Enhanced care by generalists for functional somatic symptoms and disorders in primary care - a Cochrane review[5]
  • 2017, A taxonomy of explanations in a general practitioner clinic for patients with persistent “medically unexplained” physical symptoms[6]

Clinic location[edit | edit source]

Talks and interviews[edit | edit source]

Online presence[edit | edit source]

  • PubMed
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Website
  • YouTube
  • Address: clinic/lab-address-goes-here ()

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Learn more[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Burton, Christopher (Nov 20, 2012). "Fatigue". ABC of Medically Unexplained Symptoms. John Wiley & Sons. p. 124. ISBN 9781118495308. 
  2. NICE (Oct 28, 2018). "Committee member list | NICE CG53 CFS/ME guidance update". nice.org.uk. Retrieved Oct 20, 2018. 
  3. Burton, Christopher (Mar 2003). "Beyond somatisation: a review of the understanding and treatment of medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS)". The British Journal of General Practice. 53 (488): 231–239. ISSN 0960-1643. PMC 1314551Freely accessible. PMID 14694702. 
  4. Burton, Christopher; Knoop, Hans; Popovic, Nikola; Sharpe, Michael; Bleijenberg, Gijs (2009). "Reduced complexity of activity patterns in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a case control study". BioPsychoSocial Medicine. 3 (1): 7. doi:10.1186/1751-0759-3-7. ISSN 1751-0759. PMC 2697171Freely accessible. PMID 19490619. 
  5. Rosendal, Marianne; Blankenstein, Annette H.; Morriss, Richard; Fink, Per; Sharpe, Michael; Burton, Christopher (Oct 18, 2013). "Enhanced care by generalists for functional somatic symptoms and disorders in primary care". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (10): CD008142. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD008142.pub2. ISSN 1469-493X. PMID 24142886. 
  6. Mortin, LaKrista; Elliott, Alison; Cleland, Jennifer; Deary, Vincent; Burton, Christopher (Feb 1, 2017). "A taxonomy of explanations in a general practitioner clinic for patients with persistent "medically unexplained" physical symptoms". Patient Education and Counseling. 100 (2): 224–230. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2016.08.015. ISSN 0738-3991. 

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