A technique is reported for the long-term application of surface electrodes for ambulatory electromyographic (EMG) recording. Prior to electrode application the surrounding skin is lightly painted with tincture of benzoin. This treatment improves adherence to the skin of disposable electrodes and electrode attachment collars, reduces skin trauma associated with electrode removal, and minimizes sensitivity to electrode adhesives.
- ambulatory recording
- compound benzoin tincture
- long-term EMG recording
- surface electrode application
- tincture of benzoin
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)