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Evidence based guidelines for complex regional pain syndrome type 1

Roberto S Perez123*, Paul E Zollinger4, Pieter U Dijkstra5, Ilona L Thomassen-Hilgersom6, Wouter W Zuurmond1, Kitty CJ Rosenbrand7, Jan H Geertzen5 and the CRPS I task force

Author Affiliations

1 VU University Medical Center, dept of Anaesthesiology, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2 Research consortium Trauma Related Neuronal Dysfunction (TREND), the Netherlands

3 The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

4 Rivierenland Hospital, dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tiel, the Netherlands

5 University Medical Centre Groningen, Center for Rehabilitation, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands

6 Dutch Association of Posttraumatic Dystrophy Patients, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

7 Dutch Institute for Healthcare Improvement CBO, Utrecht, the Netherlands

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BMC Neurology 2010, 10:20  doi:10.1186/1471-2377-10-20

Published: 31 March 2010

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Additional file 1:

Search strategy used to identify studies on CRPS. This file contains the search strings used for literature retrieval for the present guidelines.

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Practical algorithm. This file contains a practical treatment algorithm based on the recommendations described in these guidelines.

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Recommendations and additional considerations. This table contains the final recommendations endorsed by the professional societies participating in the guideline development, and the additional considerations related to these recommendations.

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