High prevalence of confirmed, but also of potential and believed, neuropathic pain in pain clinics.

@article{Prez2013HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of confirmed, but also of potential and believed, neuropathic pain in pain clinics.},
  author={Concepci{\'o}n P{\'e}rez and Maria Ribera and Rafael G{\'a}lvez and Juan Antonio Mic{\'o} and Carlos Barutell and Inmaculada I Failde and Isabel S{\'a}nchez-Magro and Andr{\'e}s Stern},
  journal={European journal of pain},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={347-56}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Epidemiological data about neuropathic pain are still scarce. A national survey, based on neurologic clinical diagnosis, was performed to determine its prevalence among patients attending pain clinics. METHODS An epidemiological cross-sectional study involving pain clinics across all regions in Spain was carried out. Pain specialists evaluated the medical files and the clinical condition of patients attending their practices systematically during 1 day. They used the… CONTINUE READING