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QOD 20: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (Neuro/Basic Care and Comfort)

Answer:

C.  Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

Rationale: 

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy can cause severe pain and nerve dysfunction in the extremities. The patient with this condition may need pain management methods, which could be through medications or through non-pharmacological methods, such as nerve stimulation.

Date Published - Feb 5, 2016
Date Modified - Jul 8, 2016