Treatments for postherpetic neuralgia--a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Volmink1996TreatmentsFP,
  title={Treatments for postherpetic neuralgia--a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Jimmy A. Volmink and Tim Lancaster and Sarah J. Gray and Christopher Silagy},
  journal={Family practice},
  year={1996},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          84-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND A number of different therapies have been used for postherpetic neuralgia. We decided to conduct a systematic review of existing randomized controlled trials. OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of available therapies for relieving the pain of established postherpetic neuralgia. METHODS We performed a systematic review, including meta-analysis, of existing randomized controlled trials. Eleven published trials and one unpublished trial were identified which met the inclusion… CONTINUE READING

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