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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
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