Fibromyalgia in Primary Care
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102287
About the Course:
Fibromyalgia can be a debilitating chronic pain syndrome characterized by pain centralization, amplification, and hypersensitivity. Despite its increasing frequency in the general population, it remains a controversial condition and many sufferers spend frustrating years struggling to to receive a diagnosis and proper treatment for this condition that typically lacks objective confirmation of its presence and is commonly a diagnosis of exclusion. This article provides a useful guide for any clinician working in a primary care setting, and provides an overview of the condition and its treatment.
Prim Care Clin Office Pract, 45 2018
Jay B. Higgs, MD
Discuss key concepts regarding the possible pathophysiology of fibromyalgia.
Identify common symptoms and diagnostic strategies associated with fibromyalgia.
Identify differential diagnoses of fibromyalgia.
Describe key elements of fibromyalgia treatment.
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