Deep Tendon Reflexes Deep Tendon Reflexes | allnurses

LEGAL NOTICE TO THE FOLLOWING ALLNURSES SUBSCRIBERS: Pixie.RN, JustBeachyNurse, monkeyhq, duskyjewel, and LadyFree28. An Order has been issued by the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota that affects you in the case EAST COAST TEST PREP LLC v. ALLNURSES.COM, INC. Click here for more information

Deep Tendon Reflexes

  1. 0 I understand why lower extremity DTRs are so important to check in the PP woman but when would an upper extremity DTR assessment be preferred?
  2. 3 Comments

  3. Visit  nurseprnRN profile page
    #1 0
    What do you think?
  4. Visit  CharlieChin profile page
    #2 0
    The only thing I've come up with is when there's an epidural but that seems too simple.
  5. Visit  nurseprnRN profile page
    #3 0
    Hee, hee, sometimes it IS that simple (also maybe SCI, etc., or right side arm&leg when L is paralyzed, contracted, or whatever). Good thinking.