Gordon Parish

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J. Gordon Parish, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C), D. Phys. Med, (1825 - Sept 13, 2017)[1] worked at Passmore Edwards Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, UK, and Department of Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, St. Mary's Hospital, Colchester, Essex, UK.

Dr. Parish organized pre-80's data on the outbreaks and epidemics of illnesses they may have been Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or a variant of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.[2]

Outline by Dr Parrish of outbreaks from 1943-1980 (pdf) [3] (This link will take you to another page where you must click the ME-Research-UK-Research-Publications-on-ME-epidemics-1934-1980.pdf link.)

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  1. http://www.meresearch.org.uk/news/dr-gordon-parish-an-appreciation/
  2. http://www.bmj.com/rapid-response/2011/10/30/bcdc
  3. ME Research UK organization
  4. Parish J.G. (1970) Epidemic malaise. British Medical Journal, 3 (5713): 47–48. PMID:4316803 PMC1700986
  5. Parish, JG (Jun 1973), "Benign myalgic encephalomyelitis", Britsh Journal of Psychiatry, 122 (571): 735, PMID 4716076 
  6. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1610570/pdf/brmedj01975-0054b.pdf
  7. Ramsay, AM; Dowsett, EG; Dadswell, JV; Lyle, WH; Parish, JG (May 21, 1977), "Icelandic disease (benign myalgic encephalomyelitis or Royal Free disease)", British Medical Journal, 1 (6072): 1350, PMID 861618 
  8. Parish JG. (1978) Royal free disease: worldwide outbreaks. Nursing Times, 74 (17):699-701.PMID:652543
  9. Parish, J.G. (November 1978), "Early outbreaks of 'epidemic neuromyasthenia'.", Postgraduate Medical Journal, 54 (637): 711-717, PMID 370810 
  10. Parish JG. (1981) Myalgic encephalomyelitis. Lancet, 1 (8226):950-1. PMID:6112360

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