Journal article

PROMIS Neuropathic and Nociceptive Pain Quality in Musculoskeletal Pain Presentations

Brett Vaughan, Briony Chase, John Hickey, Mary Tassoulas, Harrison Weston, Kylie Fitzgerald, Michael Fleischmann, Jane Mulcahy, Philip Austin

CLINICAL JOURNAL OF PAIN | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Musculoskeletal pain is a significant contributor to the global disease burden. Management of musculoskeletal pain where a neuropathic component is present can be challenging. This study evaluated the internal structure of the Patient-Reported Outcome Measures Information System (PROMIS) pain quality scales, explored the prevalence of neuropathic and nociceptive pain, and identified health demographics and behaviors related to musculoskeletal pain presentations. METHODS: Patients presenting to the Victoria University Osteopathy Clinic (Melbourne, Vic., Australia) were invited to complete a health demographics and behaviors questionnaire, and the PROMIS Neuropathic (NeuroPQ) and No..

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