Books by Dr. Byron Hyde

Missed Diagnoses

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Dr. Hyde's 2010 book, "Missed Diagnoses" is available on either in printed format, or electronic format via download. Please note this book is not available on Amazon.

The Clinical and Scientific Basis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Edited by Byron Hyde, M.D. - Nightingale Research Foundation, Ottawa, Canada with editorial and conceptual advice from Paul Levine, M.D., NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA and Jay Goldstein, M.D., Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Institute, USA, 1992

Published by Nightingale Research Foundation simultaneously in Canada and the USA, 1992

Eighty of the world's leading M.E. / CFS authorities have contributed their knowledge to produce a 725-page encyclopedia on the disease process that may be one of the biggest single causes of chronic illness in the world today. Known in the United States as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and in Great Britain both as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome, M.E./CFS has provoked a chronic disabling illness in an estimated 1,000,000 persons in North America and Europe.

This book provides, in one superb 75-chapter source, a comprehensive account of knowledge concerning the history, epidemiology, children with M.E., investigation, virology, immunology, muscle pathology, host response, food intolerance, brain mapping, neurophysiology, neuropsychology, psychiatry, sleep dysfunction, fibromyalgia syndrome, treatment and management.

This is an essential reference book for medical, government and public library reference rooms. This text is a unique vehicle for researchers, physicians and other health education and government officials, and is easily understandable by the general public interested in M.E. and CFS.

Special offer : Buy this reference book for $49.95. This offer includes free shipping within North America. 

All funds from this text will be used both to promote research and to assist in greater understanding of M.E. and CFS. To order, simply complete our Secure Order Form. Reviews of this publication are listed below……….

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Here are some reactions from the world's leading authorities on M.E./CFS to this textbook:

The Nightingale Research Foundation "has broken new ground in compiling and editing a broad range of information about one of the most devastating of all chronic illnesses, braving the Zeitgeist by presenting ideas not only from the common wisdom of traditional medicine and research, but also from the worthy individuals in step with other drummers. The scope of your text is far-ranging and you leave no stone, no virus, unturned. The book is, to say the least, provocative and I'm sure that it will serve to stimulate researchers around the world to accept the challenge you have set before them. But most of all, your text will give new hope to many patients that finally the medical community is beginning to take this illness seriously." Walter J. Gunn, PhD, President, Arlington Associates Inc., and former Center for Disease Control (CDC), Atlanta, Principal Investigator for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Studies.

"We believe you have done CFS sufferers a service worldwide with this book...As a vehicle for raising public awareness and stimulating debate, we can hardly imagine anything more provocative." John Cross, PhD, University of Otago, Department of Microbiology, New Zealand.

"It is a remarkable work. It is a very important achievement in the field of CFS..." J. Prieto, MD, Clinica Universitaria, Facultad de Medicina, Spain.

 "It is a very impressive volume in both style and content. I very much enjoy the work and am pleased to be able to add it to my library." Alfredo A. Sadun, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Southern California School of Medicine.

 "It is an impressive volume! It is very beautifully printed, well-organized and tastefully done." Seymour Grufferman, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairman, University of Pittsburgh.

" is an invaluable resource to all of us…" Alexander Chester, MD, Foxhall Internists, Washington DC.

"It is an outstanding volume both for content and aspect. I am sure it will become a milestone in the scientific history of the disease." Mauro Bendinelli, MD, PhD, Professor and Chairman, Universita di Pisa, Dipartimento Di Biomedicina, Italy.

"Let me offer you both thanks and congratulations on a comprehensive work well done; a medical book with a human face." Professor C. R. Boughton, The Prince Henry Hospital, Australia.

"...this is a comprehensive volume of current knowledge on CFS...this book will serve to better understand this misunderstood entity." Javier Villanueva-Meyer, MD, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

"Let me again stress that I am very pleased with your book and your excellent addendum on Dr. Sigurdsson." Gudmundur Petursson, Institute for Experimental Pathology, University of Iceland.

"What a beautifully produced book! It contains most of the world's research over a 10-year span. As a source book for ongoing work it is superb!" David Smith, MD, Chief Consulting Physician, The M.E. Association of Great Britain.

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