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Adherence considerations in a person with fibromyalgia


Stafford, A, Adherence considerations in a person with fibromyalgia, Australian Pharmacist, 33, (1) pp. 56-59. ISSN 0728-4632 (2014) [Professional, Refereed Article]

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A 47-year-old woman was referred for a Home Medicines Review (HMR) in March 2013. Her medical history included Addison's disease, endometriosis, fibromyalgia (FMS), hypothyroidism and osteopenia.

After reading this article, pharmacists should be able to:

  • Describe the signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia
  • Evaluate management options for pain associated with fibromyalgia
  • Formulate a management plan for patients with pain associated with fibromyalgia.

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Refereed Article
Keywords:fibromyalgia, symptoms, management options, management plan, pain
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Research Field:Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Objective Field:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) not elsewhere classified
Author:Stafford, A (Dr Andrew Stafford)
ID Code:93372
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2014-07-30
Last Modified:2015-06-09

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