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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?
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  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.