A new tactile gnosis instrument in sensibility testing.

  title={A new tactile gnosis instrument in sensibility testing.},
  author={Birgitta Ros{\'e}n and G{\"o}ran Lundborg},
  journal={Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists},
  volume={11 4},
A new quantitative test instrument for the assessment of tactile gnosis--the ability to identify shapes and textures without vision--is introduced. Introductory investigations of validity and reliability are presented. Fifty-four patients (60 hands) with carpal tunnel syndrome, vibration-induced neuropathy, or nerve repair at distal forearm level, and a… CONTINUE READING