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Hammer and Otoscope Deep Tendon Reflexes in Supine SP

Hi all,
Can we check for lower extremity reflexes while the SP is lying down (say right after the abdominal exam) by suspending the leg at the knee with your hand and tapping with the hammer?
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Absolutely. Yes, you can do that.

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