Generally speaking the sensory distribution the following nerves are important to asses.
Light touch on the dorsal aspect of the thumb.
Light touch along the middle/index finger
Light touch along the little finger
Generally speaking the motor function of the following nerves are important to asses.
Radial nerve (testing the Extensor pollicis longus):
Thumb up sign
Median nerve (testing the :
Flexion of thumb IP and index DIP (“A-OK sign”)
Ulnar nerve (testing the :
Cross-fingers or abduct fingers against resistance
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