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Rapid screening for inflammatory neuropathies by standardized clinical criteria

9/23/2016

Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Chafic Karam about his article Rapid screening for inflammatory neuropathies by standardized clinical criteria. In this podcast, he discusses the Class IV evidence that 3 neuropathy characteristics—onset, distribution, and associated systemic features—accurately identify patients with inflammatory neuropathies. Rapid screening for inflammatory neuropathies by ODS clinical criteria is highly sensitive and has a high negative predictive value for noninflammatory neuropathies. ODS uses simple clinical criteria to rapidly screen for patients with a potentially treatable form of neuropathy and accelerate their diagnostic evaluation. Neurol Clin Pract 10.1212.



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