Some examples of conduction are a pot on a hot burner, a spoon in hot tea and touching a hot cup of coffee. In each of these examples, there is a transfer of heat from the hotter object to the colder one. Heat transfer o... More » Science Physics Electricity

Median motor nerve conduction studies and median orthodromic sensory studies are two nerve conduction studies worth examining, according to the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. Both studies record nerve r... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

A doctor performs a nerve conduction test by adhering two electrode patches to the skin above the nerve and sending an electrical impulse through one of the electrodes to stimulate the nerve, explains Johns Hopkins Medic... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging
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