Accession Number : AD0745456

Title :   Peripheral Nerve Injuries and Pain Examined by the Electrical Skin Resistance Method.

Descriptive Note : Final comprehensive rept. 1 Jul 69-31 Dec 70,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV BALTIMORE MD SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Personal Author(s) : Richter,Curt P.

Report Date : 26 JUN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The electrical skin resistance method used in examining all types of neurological disturbances, especially those concerned with pain, was improved and developed. Several instruments for mapping areas of high and low skin resistance and for obtaining actual measure of resistance in ohms were designed and built. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES, MEDICAL EXAMINATION), (*ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE, *SKIN(ANATOMY)), (*PAIN, ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE), PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, WOUNDS AND INJURIES, INSTRUMENTATION, NERVOUS SYSTEM, NEUROLOGY, ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE