Peripheral neuropathy outcome measures standardisation (PeriNomS) study part 2 : getting consensus

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Peripheral Neuropathy outcome measure Standardization (PeriNomS) studies the outcome measures for nerve conditions (polyneuropathy). Objective results require an objective measure (outcome). This method can be used to determine how a patient feels and the effects of a certain treatment. Unfortunately, no objective measures exist for most chronic disorders. This study led to the development of a measure that was internationally recognised as the best way to determine the effects of a treatment. This will make it easier to compare studies in the future and can be used for multiple diseases.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Maastricht University
  • Faber, Karin, Supervisor
  • van Doorn, P.A., Supervisor, External person
  • Merkies, I.S.J., Supervisor, External person
Award date13 Mar 2015
Place of PublicationMaastricht
Print ISBNs9789461594068
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • peripheral neuropathy
  • outcome measures

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