CME ARTICLEPeripheral Nerve Stimulation—Is It Ready for Prime Time?Gevirtz, Clifford MD, MPHAuthor Information Dr. Gevirtz is Clinical Associate Professor, Louisiana State University Health Center, New Orleans, and Medical Director, Somnia Pain Management, 627 West Street, Harrison, NY 10528; E-mail: email@example.com. All faculty and staff in a position to control the content of this CME activity and their spouses/life partners (if any) have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with, or financial interests in, any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity. The author has disclosed that off-label use of the following lead systems is discussed in this article: Quad, Octad, Quad Plus, Quad Compact, Resume, Resume II, Resume TL (Medtronic, Inc); Qattrode, Octrode, Axxess (Advanced Neuromodulation Systems); and Linear (Advanced Bionics). Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc., is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To earn CME credit, you must read the CME article and complete the quiz and evaluation assessment survey on the enclosed form, answering at least 70% of the quiz questions correctly. This activity expires on November 30, 2011. The American Board of Anesthesiology Pain Medicine Examination curriculum guide addresses peripheral nerve stimulation as a minor topic along with transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and other peripheral therapies. There are currently no randomized controlled trials regarding peripheral therapy; the best available evidence is anecdotal. Topics in Pain Management: December 2010 - Volume 26 - Issue 5 - p 1-6 doi: 10.1097/01.TPM.0000391333.63287.93 Buy Take the CME Test Metrics Copyright © 2010 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.