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Prevalence, Characteristics, and Clinical Course of Neuropathic Pain in Primary Care Patients Consulting With Low Back-related Leg Pain

Little is known about the epidemiology of neuropathic pain in primary care patients consulting with low back-related leg pain. We aimed to describe prevalence, characteristics, and clinical course of low back-related leg pain patients with and without neuropathic pain, consulting with their family doctor in the United Kingdom. Read more.

Neuropathic Pain in Advanced Cancer: Causes and Management

Abstract: Managing neuropathic pain in patients with advanced cancer can be challenging: it often requires an adjuvant analgesic and what works for one person may not work for another. Pain that is unresponsive to pharmacological approaches may require interventional procedures that are not usual in pain management. The effect of neuropathic cancer pain on patients is multidimensional and requires a multidisciplinary approach. Nurses play a key role in assessing the severity of the pain and its impact on quality of life, along with managing treatments.

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Reducing Pain in Cancer Patients With Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

 Brief Summary:This early phase I trial studies how well transcranial direct current stimulation works in reducing pain in cancer patients with chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy. Transcranial direct current stimulation is used for patients with brain injuries such as strokes as well as for mental health issues such as depression and may help to control pain in cancer patients with chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy.

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