An internet survey of 2,596 people with fibromyalgia

  title={An internet survey of 2,596 people with fibromyalgia},
  author={Robert J. Bennett and Jessie Jones and Dennis C. Turk and Irwin Jon Russell and Lynne Matallana},
  journal={BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders},
  pages={27 - 27}
BACKGROUND This 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, functionality, perceived aggravating factors, perceived triggering events, health care utilization, management strategies, and medication use. METHODS A survey questionnaire was developed by the National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) in conjunction with a task force of "experts in the field". The… CONTINUE READING
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