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Pain Research and Treatment
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 653714, 11 pages
Review Article

A Comprehensive Evaluation of Standardized Assessment Tools in the Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia and in the Assessment of Fibromyalgia Severity

Boomershine Wellness Centers, Vanderbilt University, 125 Cool Springs Boulevard, Suite 240, Franklin, TN 37067-6475, USA

Received 5 May 2011; Accepted 27 July 2011

Academic Editor: Mary-Ann Fitzcharles

Copyright © 2012 Chad S. Boomershine. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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