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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Radiofrequency ablation uses extreme heat or cold to destroy the sensory function of nerves surrounding the knee.
Grade A###Complete neurological injury - No motor or sensory function detected below level of lesion
But they add that that any loss of sensory function may be an early sign of growing dementia risk.
Three standardised measuring instruments were used in this study: the Infant/Toddler Sensory Profile (ITSP), the Test of Sensory Function in Infants (TSFI) and the Bayley III Scales of Infant and Toddler Development (BIII).
Dr Wenlong Huang, from the University of Aberdeen, said: "It can have devastating effects for people who suffer them, including loss of motor and sensory function below the level of injury, and bladder, bowel, and sexual dysfunction.
Full enrollment of Cohort 4 (AIS-B; 10 million AST-OPC1 cells), our first cohort with some sensory function below the injury site; and
We think smell ability specifically, but also sensory function more broadly, may be an important early sign, marking people at greater risk for dementia.
An assessment of the grasping force (motor function) and sensory function of the hand will help physiotherapists to train the hand and fingers to function effectively.
She's lost the sensory function of her bottom lip so she can no longer feel it, and that will be with her for the rest of her life.
AIS-A patients have lost all motor and sensory function below their injury site, while AIS-B patients have lost all motor function but may have retained some minimal sensory function below their injury site.
This immediate restoration of sensory function also impressed Dr.
6) It can, therefore, be difficult to make conclusions about the impact of ND on motor and sensory function.