Fibromyalgia: Clinical Guidelines and Treatments

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This practical text provides a clinical overview of the etiology, diagnosis and treatment for fibromyalgia. Current evidence-based treatments and guidelines are emphasized along with lifestyle modification suggestions for the patient. Also included is a review of current literature, research and emerging developments on this prevalent pain syndrome. A range of healthcare specialties, including pain management, rheumatology, neurology, internal medicine and family practice, will find this comprehensive guide to be a valuable resource to their routine treatment of fibromyalgia and improve patient's quality of life.
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About the author

Erin Lawson recently co-edited the book, Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy (978-1-4614-6298-9). She is currently in private practice, but has maintained her faculty appointment at UCSD.

Mark Wallace, MD is a Professor of Clinical Anesthesia and Chairman of the Division of Pain Medicine at UCSD

Erin Lawson, MD

Voluntary Faculty, Department of Anesthesiology

Center for Pain Medicine

University of California San Diego

Lexington Interventional Pain Management

Lexington Medical Center

Lexington, SC, USA

Mark S. Wallace, MD

Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology

Chief, Division of Pain Medicine

Department of Anesthesiology

University of California San Diego

La Jolla, CA, USA

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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Jun 9, 2015
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Pages
193
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ISBN
9783319158204
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Clinical Medicine
Medical / Family & General Practice
Medical / Neurology
Medical / Pain Medicine
Medical / Practice Management & Reimbursement
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This content is DRM protected.
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