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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Mulvey, Matthew R; Bennett, Michael I; Liwowsky, Iris; Freynhagen, Rainer 
Title:
The role of screening tools in diagnosing neuropathic pain. 
Abstract:
Neuropathic pain affects 6-8% of the general adult population. It is reported by 27% of chronic pain patients and 40% of cancer patients, yet there is no standardized diagnostic test for neuropathic pain. A number of screening tools have been developed based on verbal pain descriptors, with or without limited clinical examination, to identify individuals with neuropathic pain. Over the past decade these neuropathic pain screening tools have been validated in a wide range of pain populations, as...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Pain Manag 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
233-43 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1758-1869 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Anästhesiologie