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Neurophysiological examination of the hand and wrist 

Neurophysiological examination of the hand and wrist
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Neurophysiological examination of the hand and wrist
Author(s):

Kerry R. Mills

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10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.006011
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date: 07 December 2019

Neurophysiological assessment includes:

Clinical assessment

Sensory testing

Motor testing

EMG

Sensory testing (SAP) is generally the most useful

Motor studies – there are 4 main measurements

EMG – looks for (abnormal) spontaneous activity. It is operator dependent.

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