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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

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Original languageEnglish
Article number750 (2019)
Number of pages3
Issue number1
DateAccepted/In press - 8 Nov 2019
DatePublished (current) - 19 Dec 2019


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.

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  • BRTC

    Research areas

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

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