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Servo-controlled stepped and ramped mechanical tissue algometry.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16926018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A hand-held, servo-controlled tissue palpation device (SCPD) was developed to measure the pressure-pain characteristics of human tissue for disease states linked to altered pressure-pain sensitivity. The design was based on an adaptive controller using force feedback to reach and maintain a desired force in spite of movements of the operator's hand holding the device or positional changes of the subject.
C S Stohler; J A Ashton-Miller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural     Date:  2006-08-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of biomechanics     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0021-9290     ISO Abbreviation:  J Biomech     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-23     Completed Date:  2007-07-06     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0157375     Medline TA:  J Biomech     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1635-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Biomechanics / instrumentation*
Equipment Design
Pain / diagnosis,  etiology
Pain Measurement / instrumentation*
Pain Threshold
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