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Evaluating the Economic Burden of Fibromyalgia From a Societal Perspective

Fibromyalgia places a substantial socioeconomic burden on health care resources and patients, data indicate. The cost-of-illness study accounted for health care resource use, direct medical and non-medical costs, and productivity loss among patients with fibromyalgia. In order to evaluate economic burden from a societal perspective, participants were asked to report the number of hospitalizations, emergency…

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