WEST Sensation Monofilaments for Hands
WEST stands for Weinstein Enhanced Sensory Test and these WEST Sensation Monofilaments for Hands are designed specially to measure skin sensitivity of the patient's hands. They are highly efficient and provide reliable test results instantly, making them great for a wide selection of practitioners.
Weinstein Enhanced Sensory Test
WEST uses five monofilaments to measure skin sensitivity and determine peripheral nerve involvement. Each of these has a textured, rounded tip that is ideal for gently applying pressure to skin. The tool that is used to apply pressure measures only 15 x 7.6cm, making it easy to store and carry around wherever you go.
What's Included with your WEST Sensation Monofilaments for Hands?
- 5 x Sensation Monofilaments
- 1 x Case for storing your equipment (11 x 17cm)
- 1 x User manual
- Test forms
Specifications of the Sensation Monofilaments
The Sensation Monofilaments each have a different weight, which ensures that you can test your patients response to a different level of pressure. They weigh the following:
- 0.07 grams
- 0.2 grams
- 2 grams
- 4 grams
- 200/300 grams