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Screening tools and measurement tools for neuropathic pain 

Screening tools and measurement tools for neuropathic pain
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Screening tools and measurement tools for neuropathic pain
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Michael I. Bennett

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10.1093/med/9780199563678.003.0005
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date: 04 June 2020

Verbal description differs between neuropathic and nociceptive pain and can contribute important information to the assessment process

Screening tools alert the clinician to the possible presence of neuropathic pain mechanisms but they do not replace clinical diagnosis

Measurement tools assess the intensity of particular qualities of neuropathic pain once a diagnosis has been made...

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