Management of fibromyalgia syndrome – an interdisciplinary evidence-based guideline

Winfried Häuser, Bernhard Arnold, Wolfgang Eich, Eva Felde, Christl Flügge, Peter Henningsen, Markus Herrmann, Volker Köllner, Edeltraud Kühn, Detlev Nutzinger, Martin Offenbächer, Marcus Schiltenwolf, Claudia Sommer, Kati Thieme & Ina Kopp
The prevalence of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) of 1–2% in the general population associated with high disease-related costs and the conflicting data on treatment effectiveness had led to the development of evidence-based guidelines designed to provide patients and physicians guidance in selecting among the alternatives. Until now no evidence-based interdisciplinary (including patients) guideline for the management of FMS was available in Europe. Therefore a guideline for the management of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) was developed by 13...