Fibromyalgia

what help can nurses give?

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Abstract

Fibromyalgia is a common cause of pain, discomfort and disability. In this article, the author describes the symptoms and possible aetiology. The article also highlights how nurses can enhance patients' quality of life by helping them to cope with pain, establish sleep patterns, take exercise, manage stress, improve concentration and memory, and fight isolation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-28
Number of pages4
JournalNursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
Volume9
Issue number37
StatePublished - Jun 7 1995

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Fibromyalgia : what help can nurses give? / Ryan, Sheila A.

In: Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), Vol. 9, No. 37, 07.06.1995, p. 25-28.

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