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A tentative step into the online world of Emergency Medicine. Around the site you will find information about ED teaching in Antrim, plus other stuff like the RCEM curriculum, our Journal Club and some EM content with (hopefully) educational benefit. In the spirit of FOAM feel free to use and share!

 


 

Tendon Reflexes

Here are a couple of mnemonics for remembering the roots

S1-2: buckle my shoe (ankle)

L3-4: Kick the door (Knee)

C5-6: pick up sticks (Biceps)

C7-8: lay them straight (Triceps)

Deep tendon reflexes: root supply

“1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8”:

S1-2: ankle

L3-4: knee

C5-6: biceps, supinator

C7-8: triceps