Investigating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of FITNET-NHS (Fatigue in Teenagers on the interNET in the NHS) compared to activity management to treat paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME): Amendment to the published protocol

Emma Anderson, Daisy Gaunt, Chris Metcalfe, Manmita Rai, William Hollingworth, Nicola Mills, Lucy Beasant, Roxanne Parslow, David Kessler, John Macleod, Paul Stallard, Hans Knoop, Elise Van De Putte, Sanne Nijhof, Gijs Bleijenberg, Esther Crawley

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Abstract

The FITNET-NHS Trial is a UK, national, trial investigating whether an online cognitive behavioural therapy program (FITNET-NHS) for treating chronic fatigue syndrome/ME in adolescents is clinically effective and cost-effective in the NHS. At the time of writing (September 2019), the trial was recruiting participants. This article presents an update to the planned sample size and data collection duration previously published within the trial protocol. Trial registration: ISRCTN, ID: 18020851. Registered 8 April 2016.

Original languageEnglish
Article number750
JournalTrials
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Dec 2019

Keywords

  • CBT
  • CFS/ME
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • E-therapy
  • Methodology
  • Myalgic encephalomyelitis
  • Online systems
  • Paediatrics
  • Recruitment
  • Trial

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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