Safety and Utility of Quantitative Sensory Testing among Adults with Sickle Cell Disease: Indicators of Neuropathic Pain?

@article{Ezenwa2016SafetyAU,
  title={Safety and Utility of Quantitative Sensory Testing among Adults with Sickle Cell Disease: Indicators of Neuropathic Pain?},
  author={Miriam O. Ezenwa and Robert Molokie and Zaijie Jim Wang and Yingwei Yao and Marie Suarez and Cherese Pullum and Judith M Schlaeger and Roger B. Fillingim and Diana J. Wilkie},
  journal={Pain practice : the official journal of World Institute of Pain},
  year={2016},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={282-93}
}
OBJECTIVES Pain is the hallmark symptom of sickle cell disease (SCD), yet the types of pain that these patients experience, and the underlying mechanisms, have not been well characterized. The study purpose was to determine the safety and utility of a mechanical and thermal quantitative sensory testing (QST) protocol and the feasibility of utilizing neuropathic pain questionnaires among adults with SCD. METHODS A convenience sample (N = 25, 18 women, mean age 38.5 ± 12.5 [20-58 years… CONTINUE READING
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