Chapter 11. Assessment of Neuropathic Pain

  1. Richard Hughes10,
  2. Michael Brainin11 and
  3. Nils Erik Gilhus12
  1. G. Cruccu1,2,
  2. P. Anand3,
  3. N. Attal4,
  4. L. Garcia-Larrea1,5,
  5. M. Haanpää1,6,
  6. E. Jørum1,7,
  7. J. Serra1,8 and
  8. T. S. Jensen1,9

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch11

European Handbook of Neurological Management

European Handbook of Neurological Management

How to Cite

Cruccu, G., Anand, P., Attal, N., Garcia-Larrea, L., Haanpää, M., Jørum, E., Serra, J. and Jensen, T. S. (2006) Assessment of Neuropathic Pain, in European Handbook of Neurological Management (eds R. Hughes, M. Brainin and N. E. Gilhus), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 10

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 11

    Professor of Clinical Neurology, Donauklinikum Gugging and Donau-Universität, Krems, Austria

  3. 12

    Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    EFNS Panel on Neuropathic Pain, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

  2. 2

    Department of Neurological Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

  3. 3

    Peripheral Neuropathy Unit, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, UK

  4. 4

    INSERM E-332, Centre d'Evaluation et de Traitement de la Douleur, Hôpital Ambroise Paré and Université Versailles Saint-Quentin, Versailles, France

  5. 5

    INSERM and Laboratoire de neurophysiologie humaine du CERMEP, Lyon, France

  6. 6

    Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesiology and Department of Neurosurgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

  7. 7

    Department of Neurology, the National Hospital, Oslo, Norway

  8. 8

    Neuropathic Pain Unit, Hospital General de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

  9. 9

    Department of Neurology and Danish Pain Research Center, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130509

Online ISBN: 9780470753279

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Keywords:

  • neuropathic pain;
  • neurological diseases;
  • nervous system;
  • clinical examination;
  • psychophysiological measures

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Background and objectives

  • Search strategy

  • Definitions

  • Clinical examination and psychophysiological measures

  • Laboratory tests