Lead Guest Editor
Department of Medicine, Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi University,
Guest Editors play a significant role in a special issue. They maintain the quality of published research and enhance the special issue’s impact. If you would like to be a Guest Editor or recommend a colleague as a Guest Editor of this special issue, please Click here
to fulfill the Guest Editor application.
Guidelines for Submission
Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.
Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/journal/guideforauthors?journalid=252
). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login
. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.
Mugabure Bujedo Borja
Pages: 1-4 Published Online: Jan. 7, 2015
Views 3850 Downloads 157
Neuropathic pain remains a mounting public health concern worldwide. Tremendous changes have affected the practice of pain management, particularly therapeutic advances. A better understanding of the pathophysiology of chronic neuropathic pain conditions, and critically review novel state-of-the-art interventional and noninterventional techniques in diagnosis and management of chronic pain is necessary.
Objectives of the special issue
1. Discuss current evidence-based management strategies for treating neuropathic pain
2. Present an in-depth update and analysis of management strategies for neuropathic pain
3. Consider management updates in selected conditions e.g. diabetic neuropathic pain, post-herpetic neuralgia, trigeminal neuralgia, neuropathic pain in cancer, HIV/AIDS related neuropathic pain, post-stroke pain and chronic regional pain syndrome.
4. Discuss drugs used in neuropathic pain: How strong is the evidence?
5. Discuss neuropathic pain management in children, women and in older adults
6. Describe how to manage risks associated with pain management including abuse, addiction, and risks to both patients and caregivers
7. Describe topical therapies in the management of chronic pain: How strong is the evidence?
8. Consider complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in neuropathy: How strong is the evidence?
9. Describe new and novel approaches for neurostimulation including high-frequency stimulation, adaptive stimulation, burst stimulation, electric peripheral nerve stimulation, and block
10. Address psychological issues associated with neuropathic pain.
General content expected
1. Neuropathic pain: an overview
2. Update on management strategies of neuropathic pain
3. Management updates in selected conditions e.g.
a.Diabetic neuropathic pain
d.Neuropathic pain in cancer
e.HIV/AIDS related neuropathic pain
g.Chronic regional pain syndrome.
4. Drugs used in neuropathic pain: How strong is the evidence?
5. Neuropathic pain management in children, women and in older adults
6. Management of risks associated with treatment of neuropathic pain including abuse, addiction, and risks to both patients and caregivers
7. Topical therapies in the management of chronic pain: How strong is the evidence?
8. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in neuropathy: How strong is the evidence?
9. New and novel approaches for neurostimulation including high-frequency stimulation, adaptive stimulation, burst stimulation, electric peripheral nerve stimulation, and block
10. Psychological issues associated with neuropathic pain.