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    Erin Lawson, Miroslav "Misha" Backonja, editors.
    Summary: Painful diabetic polyneuropathy is the most common and disturbing of painful conditions experienced by people with diabetes. As the diabetes rate continues to grow, the number of people suffering from painful diabetic polyneuropathy will as well - increasing both patient suffering and demands on healthcare resources. Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy covers all aspects of these painful disorders from pathophysiology and diagnosis, treatment and prevention, future approaches and the nursing perspective, to billing issues and the patient's experience.

    Part I. Introduction. Epidemiology and Scope of Impact of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy / Christopher H. Gibbons, Aristidis Veves
    Part II. The Neuropathies. Biology and Pathophysiology of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy / Teresa Mixcoatl-Zecuatl, Nigel A. Calcutt
    Diagnosis of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy / Vera Bril
    Part III. Prevention. Prevention and Control of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy / Alberto Piaggesi, Elisabetta Iacopi, Valerio Vallini
    Part IV. Medical Treatment. Medical Treatments for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy / Yamile Vidal, Charles Brock, Clifton L. Gooch
    Part V. Non-pharmacologic Treatment. Physical Therapy for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy / Karin Pieber, Malvina Herceg, Tatjana Paternostro-Sluga
    Psychological Treatment for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy / Lance M. McCracken, Su-Yin Yang
    Acupuncture and Alternative Treatments for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy / Miles Belgrade, Stephanie Smith
    Interventional Therapies for Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy / Timothy Furnish, Benjamin Beal
    Part VI. Billing and Reimbursement and Healthcare Utilization. Health Status, Work Productivity, and Costs Associated with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy / Marco daCosta DiBonaventura, Jeffrey Vietri
    Part VII. Future Approaches. Advances in Pharmaceutical Options and Current Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy / Abd A. Tahrani, Q. Altaf
    Part VIII. Nursing Perspective. Nursing and Home Care Perspective of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy / Mary Elizabeth Teixeira
    Part IX. Patient Experience. Impact of Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy on Patients / Solomon Tesfaye
    Impact of Treatments for Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathies on Patients / Man-chun Wong, Joanne W. Y. Chung
    Patient Resources / Erin Lawson, Miroslav "Misha" Backonja.
    Digital Access Springer 2013