Fibromyalgia & CFS/M.E. Resources for Physicians

Fibromyalgia & CFS/M.E. Resources for Physicians
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Resources for Physicians

Overview
The new Canadian Guidelines for CFS
A weekly chart to record patient symptoms
Physician Information Resources; FM
Physician Information Resources; CFS/M.E.

 

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Guidelines – The new Canadian Concensus

A weekly chart to record patient symptoms

  • Weekly Chart of Symptoms
    The value of this pain chart is it helps people communicate better with their doctors, and to help identify possible patterns in pain levels. If a picture is worth a thousand words, maybe a picture and a graph is worth even more!

Fibromyalgia & CFS/M.E. Resources for Physicians

FM Reference Material:

  • Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ)
  • New Test for FMS: Algotensiometry
  • OHSU Fibromyalgia First Visit Questionnaire
  • Dr. Kevin White, Fibromyalgia: The Answer Is Blowin’ in the Wind
  • Science of Fibromyalgia – for Physicians
  • “Devin’s Diagnostic” – FMS & CMP – Devin Starlanyl
  • 18 Medical Handouts for various medical disciplines – Devin Starlanyl
  • Which include:
  • Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain: Keys to Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Information for Everyone on Your Health Care Team
  • Information for Cardiologists
  • Information for Endocrinologists
  • Information for Mental Health Care Professionals
  • Information for Ob./Gyn. Health Care Professionals
  • Information for Primary Care, Physiatrists and Rheumatologists
  • Information for Surgeons
  • Information for Pharmacists
  • Information for Neurologists
  • Information for Eye Care Professionals
  • Information for Dentists
  • Medications
  • Perpetuating Factors – Devin Starlanyl
  • Devin Starlanyl – Exercise Hints
  • Fibromyalgia (FMS): Most Critical Causative and Treatment Factors
  • Mental Health Care Professionals
  • Fibromyalgia and the Neuroscience Nurse’s Role
  • Toronto Western Hospital – Musculoskeletal pain
  • Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Other Medical Information – Lois Randall’s web site
  • A Physician’s Guide to Fibromyalgia Syndrome
  • A Patient’s Frequently Asked Questions about Fibromyalgia
  • The FIBROM-L Home Page – online discussion group on FM
  • Diagram – FM Tender Points
  • Fibromyalgia: The basics William S. Middleton VA Hospital, USA
  • Fibromyalgia: Helpful Behavioural ChangesWilliam S. Middleton VA Hospital, USA
  • A randomized, controlled trial of exercise and education for individuals with fibromyalgia.
  • Fibromyalgia
  • FM article – Australian Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Consumer Education Scan on Women’s health issues
  • Literature Review – Behavioural Guidelines for Adjusting to Medical Conditions
  • Dr. Cheney’s Basic Treatment Plan for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • AccuMed Systems Inc. – telemedicine company announces a test (cardio-pulmonary exercise test) that helps Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue patients document their disability
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia Information Exchange Forum – excellent ( ! ) site containing many ME/CFS and FM resources
  • When life hurts – physicians, lawyers – conference reportCFS Reference Material
  • Guidance on the management of CFS/M.E.
    This guide, based on the Chief Medical Officer’s report, has been produced by the U.K.’s Action for M.E. to assist GPs in the assessment and management of patients with CFS/M.E.
  • M.E.   A Guide to the Symptoms, Cause, and Treatment
  • Your Child & M.E.
  • Physiological Aspects of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • US Center for Disease Control – CFS information
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome information for medical doctors
  • CFS treatment info for medical doctors
  • ME Research, by the ME BC association
  • The Prevalence of CFS: A Review of Efforts –Past & Present
  • CFS, history traced, US National Institutes of Health
  • A Review of different countries and the illness
  • Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Other Medical Information – Lois Randall’s web site
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – many useful links to resources
  • The Cheney Clinic on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • AccuMed Systems Inc. – telemedicine company announces a test (cardio-pulmonary exercise test) that helps Fibromyalgia or Chronic Fatigue patients document their disability
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia Information Exchange Forum – excellent ( ! ) site containing many ME/CFS and FM resources
  • Chronic Fatigue Study Fuels Debate on Name Change – a list of links related to the proposal to change the name Chronic Fatigue Syndrome