Clinical Guidelines and Treatments

  • Erin Lawson, MD
  • Mark S. Wallace, MD

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Jeffrey L. Chen, Anne Marie McKenzie-Brown
    Pages 1-21
  3. Omar H. Henriquez, Devin Peck
    Pages 23-34
  4. Omar I. Halawa, David A. Edwards
    Pages 35-50
  5. Ryan D. McConn, Magdalena Anitescu
    Pages 51-69
  6. Jennifer B Oliver, Srdjan S. Nedeljkovic
    Pages 71-85
  7. Jeffrey T. Hopcian, David R. Lindsay
    Pages 87-101
  8. A. Morgan Kelly, Kimberly Mauer
    Pages 103-112
  9. Anna Woodbury, Albert Leung
    Pages 113-127
  10. Eugene Hsu, Srdjan S. Nedeljkovic
    Pages 129-138
  11. Sunjay Nath Mathur, Dominika Lipowska James
    Pages 139-164
  12. Marni G. Hillinger, Ellen W. K. Rosenquist
    Pages 165-174
  13. Donald Eli Lynch, Geeta Nagpal
    Pages 175-190
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 191-193

About this book


This practical text provides a clinical overview of the etiology, diagnosis and treatment for fibromyalgia.  Current evidence-based treatments and guidelines are emphasized along with lifestyle modification suggestions for the patient.  Also included is a review of current literature, research and emerging developments on this prevalent pain syndrome.  A range of healthcare specialties, including pain management, rheumatology, neurology, internal medicine and family practice, will find this comprehensive guide to be a valuable resource to their routine treatment of fibromyalgia and improve patient's quality of life. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Erin Lawson, MD
    • 1
  • Mark S. Wallace, MD
    • 2
  1. 1.Voluntary Faculty, Department of AnesthesiologyCenter for Pain Medicine, University of California San Diego,LexingtonUSA
  2. 2.Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology,Chief, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of California San DiegoLa JollaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-15819-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-15820-4
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