Rheumatology Nurses Society Annual Conference
Rheumatology Nurses Society Annual Conference
August 14, 2017
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VIDEO: Opioids should not be used to treat patients with fibromyalgia

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ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Rheumatology Nurses Society Annual Conference, Susan K. Chrostowski, DNP, APRN, ANP-C, spoke about diagnostic measures for fibromyalgia. She said practitioners should avoid the use of opioids in patients with fibromyalgia. Chrostowski said practitioners need to validate patients’ symptoms, set goals and help them achieve their best quality of life.