New Criteria for FM. Old ….pain only, for research New Pain + other symptoms Clinically applicable Take into account symptoms other than pain Addressing real concepts of FM A severity scale. Pain + other symptoms. 12. Somatic symptoms. 19. □ Neck. □ Chest. □ Abdomen.
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Old ….pain only, for research
New Pain + other symptoms
Take into account symptoms other than pain
Addressing real concepts of FM
A severity scale
“the mass of other symptoms”
Muscle pain, irritable bowl syndrome, dizziness, insomnia, chest pain, nausea, diarrhea, wheezing, itching, ringing in ears, oral ulcers, seizures, dry eyes, shortness of breath, easy bruising, loss of appetite, bladder symptoms, etc…
All collapsed into an MD question…….
…………………..or a patient response
13 is a guide for grade of severity
Pain 7 + Symptom Severity 5
Pain 3-6 + Symptom Severity 9