The MNSI was designed to screen for the presence of diabetic neuropathy. The first part of the screening instrument, the history questionnaire, consists of 15 self-administered "yes or no" questions ; The second part of the MNSI is a brief physical assessment on foot sensation including pain, numbness and temperature sensitivity.
Year: 1994 Authors: Feldman et al Disease: T2DM Outcome: Long-term complications
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Measure: Neuropathty
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 2
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Scale: Lower scores are better, scores range 0-15 Reference: Feldman, E. L., Stevens, M. J., Thomas, P. K., Brown, M. B., Canal, N., & Greene, D. A. (1994). A practical two-step quantitative clinical and electrophysiological assessment for the diagnosis and staging of diabetic neuropathy. Diabetes care, 17(11), 1281–1289.
Target population: General population Focus Disease specific Notes Designed to be used in an outpatient setting by primary care or other providers Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Medical examination Licence needed: Yes 10.2337/diacare.17.11.1281