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Electroneurography

Electroneurography is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Synonym/Acronym:
Electrodiagnostic study, nerve conduction study.

Rationale
To assess peripheral nerve conduction to assist in the diagnosis of diseases such as diabetic neuropathy and muscular dystrophy.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings

  • No evidence of peripheral nerve injury or disease. Variable readings depend on the nerve being tested. For patients aged 3 yr and older, the maximum conduction velocity is 40 to 80 milliseconds; for infants and older adults, the values are divided by 2.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Electroneurography." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425032/1/Electroneurography.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Electroneurography. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425032/1/Electroneurography. Accessed July 16, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Electroneurography. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425032/1/Electroneurography
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Electroneurography [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425032/1/Electroneurography.
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