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Neuropathic pain

06-12-2018 | Alzheimer's disease | News | Article

Factors predicting misclassification in brief cognitive testing identified

Over a third of patients tested for dementia in the primary care setting may be misclassified due to specific biases in commonly used brief cognitive tests, study findings indicate.


Neurol Clin Pract 2018; doi:10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000566

24-04-2018 | Oncology | News | Article

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Oral ketamine does not ease cancer-related neuropathic pain

A UK trial rules out the use of oral ketamine for the general treatment of chronic neuropathic pain in patients with cancer.

03-03-2016 | Neuropathic pain | News | Article

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Botulinum toxin A injections combat neuropathic pain

Botulinum toxin A injections have a sustained beneficial effect in patients with neuropathic pain, shows a randomised trial.


Lancet Neurol 2016; Advance online publication

20-01-2015 | Neuropathic pain | Article

Sensory abnormalities common in trigeminal neuralgia

Findings from a large prospective series show that nearly a third of patients with trigeminal neuralgia have sensory abnormalities on clinical examination.


Headache 2014; 54: 1574–1582

19-01-2015 | Neuropathic pain | Article

Unmet medication need in neuropathic pain

A systematic review and meta-analysis reveals that current treatments for neuropathic pain achieve only a moderate response in patients.


Lancet Neurol 2015; 14: 162–173

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