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“Unequivocally Abnormal” vs “Usual” Signs and Symptoms for Proficient Diagnosis of Diabetic Polyneuropathy

“Unequivocally Abnormal” vs “Usual” Signs and Symptoms for Proficient Diagnosis of Diabetic... ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION “Unequivocally Abnormal” vs “Usual” Signs and Symptoms for Proficient Diagnosis of Diabetic Polyneuropathy Cl vs N Phys Trial Peter J. Dyck, MD; Carol J. Overland; Phillip A. Low, MD; William J. Litchy, MD; Jenny L. Davies, BA; P. James B. Dyck, MD; Rickey E. Carter, PhD; L. Joseph Melton III, MD; Henning Andersen, MD; James W. Albers, MD; Charles F. Bolton, MD; John D. England, MD; Christopher J. Klein, MD; Gareth Llewelyn, MD; Michelle L. Mauermann, MD; James W. Russell, MD; Dinesh Selvarajah, MD; Wolfgang Singer, MD; A. Gordon Smith, MD; Solomon Tesfaye, MD; Adrian Vella, MD Objective: To repeat the Clinical vs Neurophysiology agnosis between days 1 and 2 was significantly (P=.005) (Cl vs N Phys) trial using “unequivocally abnormal” signs better in Trial 2. The correlation of the following clini- and symptoms (Trial 2) compared with the earlier trial cal scores with composite nerve conduction measures (Trial 1), which used “usual” signs and symptoms. spanning the range of normality and abnormality was im- proved in Trial 2: pinprick sensation (P=.03), de- Design: Standard and referenced nerve conduction ab- creased reflexes (P=.06), touch-pressure sensation normalities were used in both Trials 1 and 2 as the stan- http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Neurology American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2012 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6149
eISSN
2168-6157
DOI
10.1001/archneurol.2012.1481
pmid
22986424
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Abstract

ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION “Unequivocally Abnormal” vs “Usual” Signs and Symptoms for Proficient Diagnosis of Diabetic Polyneuropathy Cl vs N Phys Trial Peter J. Dyck, MD; Carol J. Overland; Phillip A. Low, MD; William J. Litchy, MD; Jenny L. Davies, BA; P. James B. Dyck, MD; Rickey E. Carter, PhD; L. Joseph Melton III, MD; Henning Andersen, MD; James W. Albers, MD; Charles F. Bolton, MD; John D. England, MD; Christopher J. Klein, MD; Gareth Llewelyn, MD; Michelle L. Mauermann, MD; James W. Russell, MD; Dinesh Selvarajah, MD; Wolfgang Singer, MD; A. Gordon Smith, MD; Solomon Tesfaye, MD; Adrian Vella, MD Objective: To repeat the Clinical vs Neurophysiology agnosis between days 1 and 2 was significantly (P=.005) (Cl vs N Phys) trial using “unequivocally abnormal” signs better in Trial 2. The correlation of the following clini- and symptoms (Trial 2) compared with the earlier trial cal scores with composite nerve conduction measures (Trial 1), which used “usual” signs and symptoms. spanning the range of normality and abnormality was im- proved in Trial 2: pinprick sensation (P=.03), de- Design: Standard and referenced nerve conduction ab- creased reflexes (P=.06), touch-pressure sensation normalities were used in both Trials 1 and 2 as the stan-

Journal

JAMA NeurologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 1, 2012

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