Investigación y Educación en Enfermería
Print version ISSN 0120-5307
RESTREPO MEDRANO, Juan Carlos and ROJAS, Juan Guillermo. Fibromyalgia. What should nursing professionals know and evaluate?. Invest. educ. enferm [online]. 2011, vol.29, n.2, pp. 305-314. ISSN 0120-5307.
In the current text a theoretical fibromyalgia review is made. Disease of unknown etiology, characterized by localized pain, usually in muscles, tendon, joint and visceral zones. Physiopathology, evaluation, diagnosis and interventions of the disease are reviewed, aiming to strengthen the empiric pattern of knowledge, and improve the patient care under the nursing perspective.
Keywords : fibromyalgia; nursing care; nursing process.