Pain Following Stroke: A Population-Based Follow-Up Study

  title={Pain Following Stroke: A Population-Based Follow-Up Study},
  author={Henriette Klit and N. B. Finnerup and Kim Overvad and Grethe Andersen and Troels Staehelin Jensen},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Chronic pain is increasingly recognized as a consequence of stroke. This study aimed to describe the prevalence and pain types of new onset chronic pain ("novel pain") in patients with stroke compared with a randomly selected reference group from the general population and to identify factors associated with pain development in stroke patients. METHODS In a population-based follow-up design, development of chronic pain after stroke was assessed by a questionnaire sent… CONTINUE READING


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