FUNCTIONAL UNIT FOR FIBROMYALGIA AND CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME
The mission of the Specialist Hospital Unit (UHE) of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau is to coordinate care for patients with fibromyalgia (FM) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), in the health department assigned to the Hospital.
The roles of this Unit are to assess and support the primary care teams (PCT) in the diagnosis and treatment process, directly attend to patients referred for diagnostic confirmation and the application of multidisciplinary treatment, and elaborate the periodical monitoring of serious cases that are particularly complex or involve comorbidity.
Dr. Jordi Casademont, Internal Medicine Service
Dr. Cèsar Díaz Torné, Rheumatology Unit
Members of the Unit:
Dr. Enric Álvarez, Psychiatry Service
Dra. Carme Rius, Psychology, Internal Medicine Service
Dra. Helena Bascuñana, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service
Dra. Elena Català, Pain Clinic, Anaesthesiology Service
Dr. Alexandre Gironell, Neurology Service
Dr. Eduard Carreras, Paediatrics Service
Dr. Edgar Zapico, Biological Toxicology, Biochemistry Service
Dra. Lorena Soto, Allergology, Pneumology Service
Helena Renom, Occupational Therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service
Maribel Coma, Social Work, Nursing Management