CONSULT REQUEST GUIDELINES                                                                         Print

Peripheral Neuropathy

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Consider the following possibilities:
  1. Diabetes
  2. Consider alcohol induced, nutritional, hormonal, toxic and possible inflammatory
  3. Central mechanisms
Treatment: anticonvulsants, TCA's.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit TSH, T4, SPEP, B12, WESR, CBC, AST/ALT, creatinine, OGTT (Oral Glucose Tolerance Test), Alc. Consider EMG if motor involvement. Consider HIV based on risk factors. Please include any relevant history, imaging studies or EMG

Refer to U of M Back & Pain Center.
For more information regarding our program and what we offer please visit our website at U of M Back & Pain Center (www.umpain.com)
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Counsel about using nightlight at night, careful foot care.
Department of Neurology Guidelines
Appointment Timeframe Next available appointment (2-4 weeks)
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records to visit or fax to 734-936-6585
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patient: 734-615-7246
Clinic Location Sites

Brighton Health Center
Burlington Building
Canton Health Center
Dexter
East Ann Arbor

UM Consulting Physician U of M Back & Pain Center Faculty
Revised on: 10/01/2012
 
 

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