CONSULT REQUEST GUIDELINES                                                                         Print


Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Exercise
2) Consider low dose tricyclic anti-depressant, pregabalin, duloxitene
3) Refer to Fibromyalgia Workshop
4) Fibromyalgia should be diagnosed and managed in the primary care setting. Rheumatology evaluation is useful when there is co-existing joint inflammation or systemic autoimmunity.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1) Rule out hypothyroidism
2) Consider CBCDP, ESR, CRP to rule out inflammatory process
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Fibromyalgia
Arthritis Foundation
Appointment Timeframe 3 months
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records and
x-rays to visit or fax key items to
(734) 615-5308
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-355
Patients: 888-229-3065
Clinic Location Sites Briarwood Health Associates
East Ann Arbor Health Center
Taubman Health Center
Brighton Health Center
Northville Health Center
UM Consulting Physician Rheumatology Faculty
Revised on: 09/16/2015



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