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The Use of Neuromodulation for Symptom Management

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Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
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Nuffield department of clinical Neurosciences, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
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Brain Sci. 2019, 9(9), 232; https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci9090232
Received: 14 August 2019 / Revised: 7 September 2019 / Accepted: 9 September 2019 / Published: 12 September 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Neuromodulation for Intractable Pain)
Pain and other symptoms of autonomic dysregulation such as hypertension, dyspnoea and bladder instability can lead to intractable suffering. Incorporation of neuromodulation into symptom management, including palliative care treatment protocols, is becoming a viable option scientifically, ethically, and economically in order to relieve suffering. It provides further opportunity for symptom control that cannot otherwise be provided by pharmacology and other conventional methods. View Full-Text
Keywords: neuromodulation; deep brain stimulation (DBS); pain; dyspnoea; blood pressure; hypertension; orthostatic hypotension; micturition; bladder control neuromodulation; deep brain stimulation (DBS); pain; dyspnoea; blood pressure; hypertension; orthostatic hypotension; micturition; bladder control
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Farrell, S.M.; Green, A.; Aziz, T. The Use of Neuromodulation for Symptom Management. Brain Sci. 2019, 9, 232.

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