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The purpose of the study is to determine the validity of a point-of-care nerve conduction device (NeuroMetrix) and Rydel-Seiffer tuning fork in assessing the level of peripheral neuropathy in patients with chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a common, persistent toxicity among patients who receive chemotherapy. It is characterized by a variety of sensory and motor symptoms such as numbness, tingling, reduced sense of touch, reduced proprioception (awareness of your limb and body position in space), pain, weakness, balance disturbances, and deficits in motor skills.
Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy
Electroacupuncture, NeuroMetrix, Rydel-Seiffer tuning fork
Moffitt Cancer Center
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-23T04:51:44-0400
Through the research to confirm the effectiveness and safety of using electroacupuncture in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.
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