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Lingual vibrotactile screening: an investigation of normal sensitivity based on multiple threshold determinations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3399311     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This report describes a standardized training and sensory screening procedure which was used to obtain 7 separate lingual vibrotactile thresholds for each of 5 normal subjects during a 30-day interval. Baseline observations of lingual sensitivity were highly consistent and occurred within a narrow range of contractor displacements. The authors conclude that the screening method provides a quick and reliable clinical tool for general diagnostic use and discuss directions for continued research applications.
Authors:
K M Telage; E Powell; M Courtney; P Denmeade
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perceptual and motor skills     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0031-5125     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Mot Skills     Publication Date:  1988 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-09-02     Completed Date:  1988-09-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401131     Medline TA:  Percept Mot Skills     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  343-53     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Affiliation:
Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, School of Allied Health Professions, Ithaca College, New York 14850.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Humans
Mechanoreceptors / physiology*
Sensory Thresholds
Speech / physiology
Tongue / innervation*
Vibration*

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