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Lista de medicamentos esenciales de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS): ¿dónde están los medicamentos para tratar el dolor neuropático?

Descripción: Revisión de fármacos para tratar el dolor neuropático

TITULO FUENTE ORIGINAL:

World Health Organization essential medicines lists: where are the drugs to treat neuropathic pain?

AUTORES:

Kamerman PR, Wadley AL, Davis KD, Hietaharju A, Jain P, Kopf A, Meyer AC, Raja SN, Rice AS, Smith BH, Treede RD, Wiffen PJ

REVISTA ABREV.:

Pain

AÑO:

2015

REFERENCIA:

156(5):793-7

DOI:

10.1097/01.j.pain.0000460356.94374.a1

RESUMEN ORIGINAL:

Neuropathic pain is a priority health issue [5], which currently is the topic of the 2014–2015 Global Year Against Neuropathic Pain campaign of the International Association for the Study of Pain (http://www.iasp-pain.org/GlobalYear/NeuropathicPain). Between 6% and 10% of adults are affected by chronic pain with neuropathic features [6,14,25], and this prevalence is significantly greater... + Leer más

Neuropathic pain is a priority health issue [5], which currently is the topic of the 2014–2015 Global Year Against Neuropathic Pain campaign of the International Association for the Study of Pain (http://www.iasp-pain.org/GlobalYear/NeuropathicPain). Between 6% and 10% of adults are affected by chronic pain with neuropathic features [6,14,25], and this prevalence is significantly greater among individuals with specific conditions. For example, neuropathic pain is a common comorbidity in infectious diseases such as HIV, leprosy, and herpes zoster, and in non-infectious conditions such as diabetes mellitus, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and traumatic limb and spinal cord injury [7,13,16,19,21]. The pain is associated with significant decreases in quality of life and socioeconomic well-being, even more so than non-neuropathic chronic pain [9,20,22]. Developing and emerging countries share the greatest burden of conditions that predispose to development of neuropathic pain [5,10], and can ill afford the negative consequences of this pain

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