Chapter 32. Peripheral Neuropathy MTM Data Set
Which type of peripheral neuropathy is considered the most common?
b. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy
c. Post-herpetic neuralgia
What is a risk factor for development of diabetic peripheral neuropathy?
What is a complication of diabetic peripheral neuropathy?
Using living room language, which term is best described by the phrase “constant burning pain”?
Which objective test uses a 10-g monofilament to determine if the patient can perceive its placement?
d. Pressure perception test
In which situations should a patient with diabetic peripheral neuropathy seek prompt medical attention?
a. Upon physical exam, feet are observed as dry.
b. Upon physical exam, an ulcer is noted on side of large toe on left foot.
c. Patient describes symptoms of burning in feet as worse than last visit.
d. Patient states that prescribed medications are no longer working for neuropathic pain.
A 68-year-old male has a past medical history of hypertension (20 years), gastroesophageal reflux disease (5 years), type 2 diabetes (15 years), and diabetic peripheral neuropathy (2 years). Current medications include metformin 1000 mg twice daily, insulin ...