Distributed by Mapi Research Trust
Distributed by Mapi Research Trust
Developed in 2003
The DN4-interview is composed of the first 7 items of the full DN4
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Bouhassira D, Attal N, Alchaar H, Boureau F, Brochet B, Bruxelle J, Cunin G, Fermanian J, Ginies P, Grun-Overdyking A, Jafari-Schluep H, Lantéri-Minet M, Laurent B, Mick G, Serrie A, Valade D, Vicaut E. Comparison of pain syndromes associated with nervous or somatic lesions and development of a new neuropathic pain diagnostic questionnaire (DN4). Pain. 2005 Mar;114(1-2):29-36. Epub 2005 Jan 26
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Bibliographic reference of the Dutch, German, Greek and Hungarian translations:
Van Seventer R, Vos C, Meerding W, Mear I, Le Gal M, Bouhassira D, Huygen FJ. Linguistic validation of the DN4 for use in international studies. Eur J Pain. 2010 Jan;14(1):58-63
Bibliographic reference of the Portuguese translation:
Santos JG, Brito JO, de Andrade DC, Kaziyama VM, Ferreira KA, Souza I, Teixeira MJ, Bouhassira D, Baptista AF. Translation to portuguese and validation of the douleur neuropathique 4 questionnaire. J Pain. 2010 May;11(5):484-90
Bibliographic reference of the Spanish translation:
Perez C, Galvez R, Huelbes S, Insausti J, Bouhassira D, Diaz S, Rejas J. Validity and reliability of the Spanish version of the DN4 (Douleur Neuropathique 4 questions) questionnaire for differential diagnosis of pain syndromes associated to a neuropathic or somatic component. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2007 Dec 4;5:66 (Full text article)
Bibliographic reference of the Thai translation:
Chaudakshetrin P, Prateepavanich P, Chira-Adisai W, Tassanawipas W, Leechavengvongs S, Kitisomprayoonkul W. Cross-cultural adaptation to the Thai language of the neuropathic pain diagnostic questionnaire (DN4). J Med Assoc Thai. 2007 Sep;90(9):1860-5
Bibliographic reference of the Turkish translation:
Unal-Cevik I, Sarioglu-Ay S, Evcik D. A Comparison of the DN4 and LANSS Questionnaires in the Assessment of Neuropathic Pain: Validity and Reliability of the Turkish Version of DN4. J Pain. 2010 Apr 23.