Electrodiagnostic study, nerve conduction study.

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

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