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Modified Rheumatology Criteria Can Diagnose Fibromyalgia

Fibro Daily July 10, 2013

A new study published in the Journal of Rheumatology was conducted to determine the specificity and sensitivity of the Modified 2010 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) as a diagnostic criteria for fibromyalgia. The study concluded that the criteria was an effective primary-care tool for diagnosing patients fibromyalgia, and it determined the specificity for the test to be 89.5% and sensitivity to be 90.2%. The study was based on the questionaires completed by 451 subjects.

Read more: Modified 2010 ACR Criteria Questionnaire for Diagnosing Fibromyalgia Tested for Use in Clinical Practice

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