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Neuropathy Pain Scale (NPS)

Quantifies severity of neuropathic pain.

Scores are based on patient responses to questions about pain intensity. 0 indicates no pain; 10 indicates the most pain imaginable. The NPS is only for use in patients who have already been diagnosed with neuropathic pain, and should not be used to determine IF a patient's pain is secondary to neuropathy.
NOTE: Enter 0-10 depending on patient responses.
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Dr. Bradley S. Galer
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    The NPS is a comprehensive and wise method for assessing neuropathy pain and may be particularly useful for assessing response to therapies.

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