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Old 12-02-2007, 11:51 AM   #1
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What is this hand clapping test good for

Sometimes during medicals I have been asked to clap my hands really fast while keeping swithing between palm down/palm up on one of the hands and the other hand just stays palm up. What is that test supposed to tell and what is considered a pass?

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Old 12-02-2007, 12:22 PM   #2
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Re: What is this hand clapping test good for

i dont know exactly how much help this is because i dont know too much about it, but i have to do that when i get neurological exams. i dont know what the test is for or what is considrered a pass, but i know i have to do it when i see my neurologist.

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Re: What is this hand clapping test good for

I think it has to do with right brain/ left brain functioning/switching.

Are you being tested for parkinsons?

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