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The American College of Rheumatology 1990 Criteria for the Classification of Fibromyalgia. Report of the Multicenter Criteria Committee.
To develop criteria for the classification of fibromyalgia, we studied 558 consecutive patients: 293 patients with fibromyalgia and 265 control patients. Interviews and examinations were performed by… Expand
The fibromyalgia impact questionnaire: development and validation.
An instrument has been developed to assess the current health status of women with the fibromyalgia syndrome. The Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) is a brief 10-item, self-administered… Expand
The Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ): a review of its development, current version, operating characteristics and uses.
- R. Bennett
- Clinical and experimental rheumatology
- 1 September 2005
The Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) was developed in the late 1980s by clinicians at Oregon Health & Science University in an attempt to capture the total spectrum of problems related to… Expand
The Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQR): validation and psychometric properties
- R. Bennett, R. Friend, K. Jones, Rachel L Ward, B. K. Han, R. L. Ross
- Arthritis research & therapy
- 10 August 2009
IntroductionThe Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) is a commonly used instrument in the evaluation of fibromyalgia (FM) patients. Over the last 18 years, since the publication of the original… Expand
An internet survey of 2,596 people with fibromyalgia
- R. Bennett, Jessie Jones, D. Turk, I. Russell, L. Matallana
- BMC musculoskeletal disorders
- 9 March 2007
BackgroundThis study explored the feasibility of using an Internet survey of people with fibromyalgia (FM), with a view to providing information on demographics, sources of information, symptoms,… Expand
A prospective, longitudinal, multicenter study of service utilization and costs in fibromyalgia.
OBJECTIVE To study, for the first time, service utilization and costs in fibromyalgia, a prevalent syndrome associated with high levels of pain, functional disability, and emotional distress. … Expand
Minimal Clinically Important Difference in the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire
- R. Bennett, A. Bushmakin, J. Cappelleri, G. Zlateva, A. Sadosky
- The Journal of Rheumatology
- 1 June 2009
Objective. The Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) is a disease-specific composite instrument that measures the effect of problems experienced by patients with fibromyalgia (FM). Utilization of… Expand
Myofascial pain syndromes and their evaluation.
- R. Bennett
- Best practice & research. Clinical rheumatology
- 1 June 2007
Myofascial pain refers to a specific form of soft-tissue rheumatism that results from irritable foci (trigger points) within skeletal muscles and their ligamentous junctions. It must be distinguished… Expand
A pilot randomized controlled trial of the Yoga of Awareness program in the management of fibromyalgia
&NA; A mounting body of literature recommends that treatment for fibromyalgia (FM) encompass medications, exercise and improvement of coping skills. However, there is a significant gap in determining… Expand
Fibromyalgia Is Associated With Impaired Balance and Falls
- K. Jones, F. Horak, K. Winters-Stone, Jessica M. Irvine, R. Bennett
- Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical…
- 1 January 2009
Background/Objective:The purpose of this study was to determine whether fibromyalgia (FM) patients differ from matched healthy controls in clinical tests of balance ability and fall frequency.… Expand