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Rheumatology 101
Fibromyalgia: Facts, Diagnosis and Treatment


  • Define Fibromyalgia according to the ACR criteria
  • Discuss the history and epidemiology of Fibromyalgia
  • Assess the differential diagnoses, triggers and possible causes of Fibromyalgia and discuss how they can help in the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia
  • Identify several triggers for the exacerbation of Fibromyalgia
  • List the symptoms of depression, grief and adjustment disorder that can be clues for the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia
  • Recall the symptoms of dysfunctional sleep, chronic pain and fatigue that help to diagnose Fibromyalgia
  • Compare some of the triggers that may make pain worse in the Fibromyalgia patient and factors that may decrease pain in the Fibromyalgia patient

Virginia Norris-Schafer, DC, MD

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$40.00 USD

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