Measurements of human pressure-pain thresholds on fingers and toes

@article{Brennum1989MeasurementsOH,
  title={Measurements of human pressure-pain thresholds on fingers and toes},
  author={Jannick Brennum and Michel Kjeldsen and K. Jensen and Troels Staehelin Jensen},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1989},
  volume={38},
  pages={211-217}
}
Pressure-pain thresholds (PPT) were measured on fingers and toes with a hand-held electronic pressure algometer in 15 males and 15 females. The pressure algometer offered easy control of pressure application rate. The intra-individual coefficient of variation, based on repeated PPT measurements with a 1 week interval was 14%. The inter-individual coefficient of variation was 28% for females and 33% for males. In the course of 10 consecutive PPT measurements with short intervals (10 and 20 sec… CONTINUE READING

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