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1

Describe Superficial Sensation

1. Temperature
2. Light touch
3. Pain

2

Describe Deep Sensation

1. Proprioception

2. Kinesthesia

3. Vibration

3

Describe cortical sensation.

1. Bilateral simultaneously stimulation

2. Sterognosis

3. Two-point discrimination

4. Barognosis

5. Localization of touch

4

Barognosis

Perceive the weight of different objects in the hand

5

Deep pain

Squeeze the forearm or calf muscle

6

Graphesthesia

Identify a number or letter drawn on the skin without visual input

7

Kinesthesia

Identify direction and extent of movement of a joint or body part

8

Light touch

Perceive touch through light pressure or use of a cotton ball

9

Localization

Ability to identify the exact location of light touch on the body using a verbal response or gesturing

10

Proprioception

Identify a static position of an extremity or body part

11

Stereognosis

Identify a static position of an extremity or body part

12

Superficial pain

Perceive noxious stimulus using a pen cap, paper clip end or pin

13

Temperature

Perceive warm and cold test uses

14

Two-point discrimination

Using a two-point caliper on the skin, Identify one or tow points without visula input

15

Vibration

Perceive vibration or pain through a tuning fork

16

For the vibration test use a __________ tuning fork

128 Hz

17

What bony prominences should be tested during the vibration test?

Test bony prominence proximally including the wrist, elbow, SPs, clavicles, medial malleolus, pateall, ASIS

18

Allodynia

Sensation of pain in response to a stimulus that would not typically produce pain

19

Analgesia

The absence of pain while remaining conscious

20

Anesthesia

The absence of touch sensation

21

Causalgia

Constant, relentless, burning hyperesthesia and hyperalgesia that develops after a peripheral nerve injury

22

Dysesthesia

Distortion of any of the senses, especially the sense of touch

23

Hyperesthesia

Heightened sensation

24

Hyperpathia

An extreme exaggerated response to pain

25

Hypesthesia

A diminished sensation of touch

26

Neuralgia

Severe an multiple shock-like pains that radia from a specific nerve distribution

27

Pallanesthesia

Loss of vibration sensation

28

Paresthesia

Abnormal sensation such as tingling, pins and needles or burning sensations