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journal article 
Author(s):
Schmidt, CO; Schweikert, B; Wenig, CM; Schmidt, U; Gockel, U; Freynhagen, R; Tölle, TR; Baron, R; Kohlmann, T 
Title:
Modelling the prevalence and cost of back pain with neuropathic components in the general population. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Although there is increasing knowledge of the prevalence of neuropathic pain, little has been done to isolate the cost of neuropathic pain, especially with reference to the frequent complaint of back pain. AIMS: To estimate the prevalence of neuropathic components in back pain and associated costs. METHODS: We used available epidemiological data to model the prevalence of neuropathic back pain in the general adult population, combining three studies: painDETECT 1, painDETECT 2, and t...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Pain 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
13 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
1030-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1090-3801 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik