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The American College of Rheumatology 1990 Criteria for the Classification of Fibromyalgia. Report of the Multicenter Criteria Committee.
TLDR
Criteria for the classification of fibromyalgia are widespread pain in combination with 2) tenderness at 11 or more of the 18 specific tender point sites, and no exclusions are made for the presence of concomitant radiographic or laboratory abnormalities.
The American College of Rheumatology Preliminary Diagnostic Criteria for Fibromyalgia and Measurement of Symptom Severity
To develop simple, practical criteria for clinical diagnosis of fibromyalgia that are suitable for use in primary and specialty care and that do not require a tender point examination, and to provide
Fibromyalgia Criteria and Severity Scales for Clinical and Epidemiological Studies: A Modification of the ACR Preliminary Diagnostic Criteria for Fibromyalgia
TLDR
A fibromyalgia survey questionnaire is developed using a modification of the 2010 American College of Rheumatology Preliminary Diagnostic Criteria for Fibromyalgia (ACR 2010) to allow their use in epidemiologic and clinical studies without the requirement for an examiner.
Septic arthritis
A prospective, longitudinal, multicenter study of service utilization and costs in fibromyalgia.
TLDR
Fibromyalgia patients report more symptoms and comorbid or associated conditions than patients with other rheumatic conditions, and symptom reporting is linked to service utilization and, to a lesser extent, functional disability and global disease severity.
Management of fibromyalgia syndrome.
TLDR
Based on current evidence, a stepwise program emphasizing education, certain medications, exercise, cognitive therapy, or all 4 should be recommended for the optimal treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome.
2016 Revisions to the 2010/2011 fibromyalgia diagnostic criteria.
Management of fibromyalgia syndrome.
  • D. Goldenberg
  • Medicine
    Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America
  • 1989
TLDR
The possible pathophysiologic changes in fibromyalgia are reviewed, and several possible treatment modalities are presented.
2012 Canadian Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of fibromyalgia syndrome: executive summary.
TLDR
The present recommendations incorporate the new clinical concepts of FM as a clinical construct without any defining physical abnormality or biological marker, characterized by fluctuating, diffuse body pain and the frequent symptoms of sleep disturbance, fatigue, mood and cognitive changes.
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