Presenter Information

Blandine Pousseu

Publication Date

5-6-2021

Department

School of Nursing

Description

Fibromyalgia diagnosis and management continues to be a challenge in primary care. Nurses Practitioner report a knowledge gap of this syndrome and do not fell comfortable effectively caring for those affected. Fibromyalgia patients usually undergo extensive, lengthy testing, and delayed diagnosis leading to poor health related quality of life. The goal of this poster is to increase awareness on the diagnosis criteria and treatment options of fibromyalgia as swell as evidence-based guidelines to curve the existing knowledge gap.

Presentation Type

Presentation

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Nursing Commons

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Fibromyalgia Management in Primary Care: Is Pharmacotherapy just one Part of the Treatment?

Fibromyalgia diagnosis and management continues to be a challenge in primary care. Nurses Practitioner report a knowledge gap of this syndrome and do not fell comfortable effectively caring for those affected. Fibromyalgia patients usually undergo extensive, lengthy testing, and delayed diagnosis leading to poor health related quality of life. The goal of this poster is to increase awareness on the diagnosis criteria and treatment options of fibromyalgia as swell as evidence-based guidelines to curve the existing knowledge gap.