sensory function

sensory function

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as the extent to which an individual correctly senses skin stimulation, sounds, proprioception, taste and smell, and visual images. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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Nerve regeneration is a complex process, which means that regrowth of nerves and regaining full motor sensory function after injury or disease is very rare.
He failed to make any improvements in his motor or sensory function for his remaining rehabilitation stay.
Hospitals often treat spinal cord trauma patients who are paralyzed, and some partially recover motor or sensory function, says Van den Berghe.
StemCells has not seen any safety issues in the ongoing trial, and they have reported truly exciting preliminary results, with gains in sensory function persisting for 12 months after transplantation.
Data from the first three patients, each of whom had suffered a complete injury prior to enrolling in the study, showed multi-segment gains in sensory function in two patients twelve months after being transplanted with the HuCNS-SC cells, the company said in a press release.
Treatment effectiveness was assessed by a combination of measures, including motor and sensory function tests, presence of muscle spasticity and rigidity that causes stiffness and limits residual movement.
Bouteflika "did not suffer irreversible damage", he told the state news agency APS, explaining that "no sensory function was impaired".
Some patients experience auras, a change in visual or sensory function that precedes or occurs during the migraine.
We also sought to document inflammatory or congestive factors that might have been associated with loss of sensory function.
In the 1990s, the sensory function of ligaments in relation to functional joint stability was recognised as important in training (Johansson 1991).
Like the ISCSCI, the ICSHT involves both examination of motor and sensory function and classification of neurological status.