I 've read were a doctor is performing a test called CPT. This acronym
stands for Current Perception Threshold by applying electrical stimulus
to the various dermatomes and recording when the subject/patient notes
perception. The level of microamperage is noted and compared with the
My question: Is this a valid procedure routinely used by neurologists
since the above noted doctor is NOT a neuro or is this something to just
"amaze" a patient?
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Thank you. - Carl