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Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756


The overall purpose of this project is to improve nurse skills regarding neuropathic pain (NP) assessment, treatment and referral practices through implementation of an evidence-based algorithm and to improve selected patient outcomes as a result of algorithm use.

Study summary:

Neuropathic pain (NP) is defined as pain that arises from injury, disease or dysfunction of the central or peripheral nervous system. For the patient focused phase of the project NP treatment will be guided via the Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment Algorithm. Patients will receive algorithm-specific treatment for 12 weeks.


Inclusion Criteria: - Cancer patients experiencing NP from a variety of causes - NP Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) score equal to or > 4 with 12 week estimated duration - Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) 60% or greater - Age greater than 18 Exclusion Criteria: - Patients undergoing anticancer or invasive pain procedures specifically intended to palliate NP are ineligible



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Ellen Lavoie-Smith, ARNP
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

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Location Contact:

Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: March 16, 2018

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