The burden associated with neuropathic pain in Western Europe.

  title={The burden associated with neuropathic pain in Western Europe.},
  author={Paul C. Langley and Chantal van Litsenburg and Joseph C. Cappelleri and Dawn Carroll},
  journal={Journal of medical economics},
  volume={16 1},
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to assess the burden of neuropathic pain (NeP) on health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL), health status, employment status, absenteeism and presenteeism, and direct medical costs in Western Europe. METHODS Data are from the 2010 National Health and Wellness Survey (NHWS) for five countries in western Europe: the UK, France, Spain, Germany, and Italy. Among subjects who reported experiencing pain in the past month, those who attributed their pain to NeP… CONTINUE READING