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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Häuser, W; Hayo, S; Biewer, W; Gesmann, M; Kühn-Becker, H; Petzke, F; von Wilmoswky, H; Langhorst, J 
Title:
Diagnosis of fibromyalgia syndrome-a comparison of Association of the Medical Scientific Societies in Germany, survey, and American College of Rheumatology criteria. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVES: The survey and the Association of the Medical Scientific Societies in Germany (AWMF) criteria had been developed to overcome problems associated with tender point criterion of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) (lacking validation for clinical diagnosis, inconsistent use by rheumatologists, and nonrheumatologists) for the clinical diagnosis of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). We compared the concordance between these 3 criteria. METHODS: Consecutive patients of different clinical...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin J Pain 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
26 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
505-11 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0749-8047 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie