Fibromyalgia and Other Central Pain Syndromes

Publication Year: 2005

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Wallace, Daniel J.; Clauw, Daniel J.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-175261-9

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 92

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This volume is the first comprehensive text devoted to fibromyalgia and other centrally mediated chronic pain syndromes. Leading experts examine the latest research findings on these syndromes and present evidence-based reviews of current controversies.

Chapters discuss the definition, epidemiology, and pathophysiology of chronic pain and fibromyalgia, the clinical presentations of fibromyalgia syndrome, and central sensitization syndromes associated with chronic neuromuscular pain. The contributors thoroughly examine various approaches to evaluation and management of patients with fibromyalgia and chronic pain. Other chapters focus on disability issues, prognosis, and future research directions.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Wallace, Daniel J.; Clauw, Daniel J.
ISBN: 978-0-78-175261-9
Specialty:
Internal Medicine
Orthopedics
Physical Therapy
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
Rheumatology
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 432
Illustrations: 45
Year: 2005
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 92

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