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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lancet Neurol 2015; 14: 162–173

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