Hilda Bastian

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Hilda Bastian is a patient consumer rights advocate from Australia. She writes a blog on the PlosOne science journal website.[1]

Cochrane CFS exercise review[edit | edit source]

In February 2020, Cochrane announced that Hilda Bastian would lead the independent advisory group for the full update of the Cochrane Review Exercise therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome,[2] a review which she had previously criticized.

Dr Bastian published two previous blog posts on Cochrane's review of the impact and effectiveness of exercise therapy, including graded exercise therapy, in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • ‘They would say that, wouldn't they?’ A reader's guide to author and sponsor biases in clinical research[3](Full text)

Letters, blogs and videos[edit | edit source]

Online presence[edit | edit source]

Learn more[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Bastian, Hilda. "Absolutely Maybe". PLOS ONE. Retrieved Mar 3, 2019. 
  2. Cochrane (Feb 12, 2020). "Appointment of lead to independent advisory group". www.cochrane.org. Retrieved Feb 15, 2020. 
  3. Bastian, Hilda (Dec 2006). "'They would say that, wouldn't they?' A reader's guide to author and sponsor biases in clinical research". Journal of the Royal Society of uMedicine. 99 (12): 611–614. ISSN 0141-0768. PMC 1676333Freely accessible. PMID 17139062. 
  4. Bastian, Hilda (May 31, 2016). "A Reader's Guide to Conflicts of Interest in Biomedicine". PLOS ONE. Retrieved Mar 3, 2019. 
  5. Bastian, Hilda (Feb 8, 2019). "Consumer-Contested Evidence: Why the ME/CFS Exercise Dispute Matters So Much". PLOS ONE. Retrieved Mar 3, 2019. 
  6. Bastian, Hilda (Oct 3, 2019). "It's a Start: The Amended Version of the Cochrane Review on Exercise and CFS | Absolutely Maybe". PLOS ONE. Retrieved Feb 15, 2020. 

chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

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