Evaluation of the Semmes–Weinstein filaments and a questionnaire to assess chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy

@article{Simo2014EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the Semmes–Weinstein filaments and a questionnaire to assess chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy},
  author={Delma Aur{\'e}lia da Silva Sim{\~a}o and Ant{\^o}nio L{\'u}cio Teixeira and Ra{\'i}ssa Silva de Souza and Elenice Dias Ribeiro de Paula Lima},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={22},
  pages={2767-2773}
}
This study aims to assess the use of Semmes–Weinstein monofilaments (SWMs) and of the Chemotherapy-Induced Neurotoxicity Questionnaire (CINQ) in the detection of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). It is a comparative and cross-sectional study performed in a philanthropic general hospital, located in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. One hundred seventeen individuals have participated in this study; they were divided into two groups: patients (n = 87) treated with oxaliplatin… CONTINUE READING

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