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Peripheral nerve problems: How they develop and ways to treat them  
Abstract:  This handout provides general information about how nerves work, what happens when they are injured, and how peripheral nerve problems are evaluated and treated. Illustrations include a peripheral nerve and its connections to the spinal cord, the brachial plexus, the lumbo-sacral plexus, and the difference between mild, moderate, and severe nerve injury.
Author: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2010, November 1, 2014
UWMC Availability:  Neurology-Neurosurgery; 4NE (Neuro-Neurosurg, Otolaryngology, General Surg)
General Topics:  Rehabilitation; Neurological Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Surgery; Risk Factors; Peripheral Nerves; Neural Pathways; Nervous System; Injuries; Anatomy and Physiology
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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