Impact of fibromyalgia severity on health economic costs

@article{Winkelmann2011ImpactOF,
  title={Impact of fibromyalgia severity on health economic costs},
  author={A. Winkelmann and S. Perrot and C. Schaefer and K. Ryan and A. Chandran and A. Sadosky and G. Zlateva},
  journal={Applied Health Economics and Health Policy},
  year={2011},
  volume={9},
  pages={125-136}
}
BackgroundFibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic disorder characterized by persistent and widespread pain, often accompanied with fatigue, sleep disturbance and other symptoms. FM affects a population mostly of a productive age and is thus associated with significant lost productivity and disability, in addition to healthcare costs for medications and physician office visits. While other studies have examined FM costs in Europe, few, if any, have examined cost by FM severity level.ObjectiveThe… Expand

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Fibromyalgia (FM) is a multi-factorial chronic pain condition characterized by fluctuating and heterogeneous symptoms. This leads to both reduced patient function and quality of life… Expand
ConditionsFibromyalgia
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