The Lachman test is recognized by most authorities as the most reliable and sensitive clinical test for the determination of anterior cruciate ligament integrity, superior to the Anterior Drawer test commonly used in the past.
Anterior translation of the tibia associated with a soft or a mushy endpoint indicates a positive test. More than about 2 mm of anterior translation compared to the uninvolved knee suggests a torn ACL ("soft endpoint"), as does 10 mm of total anterior translation. An instrument called a "KT-1000" can be used to determine the magnitude of movement in mm.
An adaptive clinical test of temporal resolution.(Research and Technology: Article)(Product/ service evaluation)
Dec 01, 2006; Purpose: It has been recommended that diagnostic and screening test batteries for auditory processing disorder (APD) include a...