2. Evaluation

Carolyn L. Kinney, Donald M. Currie, Richard D. Ball, Robert G. Taylor

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Abstract

This self-directed learning module highlights new advances in the evaluation of diseases affecting nerve and muscle. It is a section of the chapter on rehabilitation in diseases affecting nerve and muscle for the Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program Study Guide for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This section covers clinical evaluation and methods and techniques of evaluation. New advances that are covered in this section include indications for muscle and nerve biopsy, techniques, and interpretations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S40-S43
JournalArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Volume68
Issue number5 SUPPL.
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1987

Keywords

  • Biopsy
  • Deep tendon reflexes
  • Fasciculation
  • Myopathies
  • Neuropathies
  • Sensory symptoms
  • Weakness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

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    Kinney, C. L., Currie, D. M., Ball, R. D., & Taylor, R. G. (1987). 2. Evaluation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 68(5 SUPPL.), S40-S43. https://doi.org/10.1016/0003-9993(87)90010-4