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={Chad E. Cook and Matthew G. Roman and Kathleen M Stewart and Linda Gray Leithe and Robert E. Isaacs},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={
          172-8
        }
}
  • C. Cook, M. Roman, R. Isaacs
  • Published 1 March 2009
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy
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… 

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