Diagnosis

Assessing Biomarker Validity for Neuropathic Pain

Assessing Biomarker Validity for Neuropathic Pain

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A challenge facing clinicians regarding the diagnosis of small fiber neuropathies lies in the scarcity of objective biomarkers.

Pressure Area Pain Predicts Development of Pressure Ulcers

Pressure Area Pain Predicts Development of Pressure Ulcers

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Pain at pressure areas on the skin surface independently predicts the development of pressure ulcers in acutely ill patients.

Methodology for Earlier Detection of Inflammatory Arthritis

Methodology for Earlier Detection of Inflammatory Arthritis

The symptoms could be useful to develop methods of earlier detection of inflammatory arthritis.

Proposed Algorithm to Diagnose, Treat Neuropathic Pain

Proposed Algorithm to Diagnose, Treat Neuropathic Pain

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A research group developed the algorithm through a year-long process of reviewing data, sharing their own clinical experiences, and considering feedback from geriatric and pain societies.

Systematic Assessment of Chronic Pain Domains as a Way to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment

Systematic Assessment of Chronic Pain Domains as a Way to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment

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Understanding pain mechanisms for targeted treatments.

Migraine: Not Just a Women's Issue

Migraine: Not Just a Women's Issue

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Neurologists should keep in mind that, although migraine is more common in women, it does occur in men.

Diagnosing Non-Traumatic Chest Pain in the Emergency Department

Diagnosing Non-Traumatic Chest Pain in the Emergency Department

A Minority of patients presenting to the ED with chest pain are diagnosed with life-threatening conditions

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