- Recommendation ID
- NICE encourages further research into percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (PENS) for refractory neuropathic pain, particularly to provide more information about selection criteria and long-term
outcomes, with clear documentation of the indications for treatment.
- Any explanatory notes
- Current evidence on the safety of percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (PENS) for refractory neuropathic pain raises no major safety concerns and there is evidence of efficacy in the short term. Therefore this procedure may be used with normal arrangements for clinical governance, consent and audit.
Source guidance details
- Comes from guidance
- Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for refractory neuropathic pain
- Date issued
- March 2013
|Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?||No|
|Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?||No|