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Sensory nerve conduction study normal values

Topic: Pharmacology

Created on Monday, July 24 2006 by

Last modified on Wednesday, December 31 1969.

You are performing a sensory nerve conduction test on an adult.
You are testing the saphenous nerve, recording at the medial ankle.
Which of the following is the best choice for the amplitude?

 
        A) ≥ 11 uV
 
        B) ≥ 4 uV
 
        C) ≥ 2 uV
 
        D) ≥ 14 uV
 
        E) ≥ 18 uV
 

 


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A) ≥ 11 uV

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When performing a motor nerve conduction test on the saphenous nerve, testing at the medial ankle, the standard amplitude is ≥4 uV.  (See References)

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B) ≥ 4 uV

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When performing a motor nerve conduction test on the saphenous nerve, testing at the medial ankle, the standard amplitude is ≥4 uV.  (See References)

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C) ≥ 2 uV

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When performing a motor nerve conduction test on the saphenous nerve, testing at the medial ankle, the standard amplitude is ≥4 uV.  (See References)

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D) ≥ 14 uV

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When performing a motor nerve conduction test on the saphenous nerve, testing at the medial ankle, the standard amplitude is ≥4 uV.  (See References)

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E) ≥ 18 uV

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When performing a motor nerve conduction test on the saphenous nerve, testing at the medial ankle, the standard amplitude is ≥4 uV.  (See References)

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References:

1. Preston, D.C., and Shapiro, B.E. (2005). Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders: Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations, 2nd Edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia. Pp. 663-666.
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