Reliability and diagnostic accuracy of clinical special tests for myelopathy in patients seen for cervical dysfunction.

@article{Cook2009ReliabilityAD,
  title={Reliability and diagnostic accuracy of clinical special tests for myelopathy in patients seen for cervical dysfunction.},
  author={C. Cook and M. Roman and K. Stewart and L. G. Leithe and R. Isaacs},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={
          172-8
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN Case control study. BACKGROUND Myelopathy is a clinical diagnosis based largely on initial examination findings during a clinical screen, followed by imaging verification of cord injury or compression. At present, few studies have examined the reliability and diagnostic accuracy of clinical examination measures. OBJECTIVES To determine the reliability and diagnostic accuracy of neurological tests associated with the diagnosis of myelopathy. METHODS AND MEASURES Reliability… Expand
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