PFES Logo Patient & Family Education
HEALTH Online
Our Words.    Our Care.    Online.
UWMC Logo
SEARCH  

CITATION DETAILS
Dermatomal somatosensory evoked potential (DSSEP): What you need to know  
Abstract:  A DSSEP (dermatomal somatosensory evoked potential) is a test that measures how fast and how well electrical impulses travel from the arms or legs to the brain and how the brain responds. This handout describes the test and explains how to prepare.
Author: Neurodiagnostics
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2002, March 1, 2016
UWMC Availability:  Neurodiagnostics
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject(s):  Extremeties; Brain
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Easy
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #2401

To Order Copies:
Please reference Citation number listed above when ordering copies of this document.

UWMC-authored: Print document from this Web site, or contact authoring department for master. For multiple copies, contact UWMC Copy Services, 206-598-4019.

Non-UWMC authored: For photocopy or information, contact PFES, 206-598-7498; or contact the department listed in the "UWMC Availability" field above.

 
The health education materials accessed through this site are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other health care provider with any questions you may have about a medical condition.
If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 9-1-1 immediately.