Oral health professionals need to provide empathetic and supportive treatment to this patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).
- Identify the risk factors and signs and symptoms of this inflammatory disease.
- Discuss the oral manifestations of ME/CFS and appropriate strategies for providing safe and effective oral healthcare.
This course was issued in July 2022 and expires July 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.