Revista brasileira de reumatologia 2017 08 08() pii S2255-5021(17)30048-2
To establish guidelines based on scientific evidence for the diagnosis of fibromyalgia.
MATERIAL AND METHODS
Evidence collection was performed based on 9 questions regarding the diagnosis of fibromyalgia, structured using the Patient, Intervention or Indicator, Comparison and Outcome (P.I.C.O.), with searches in the main, primary databases of scientific information. After defining the potential studies to support the recommendations, they were graded according to evidence and degree of recommendation.