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(OBQ04.249) During revision total hip arthroplasty (THA), adjunctive motor-evoked potentials (MEPs) and electromyography (EMG) are utilized to monitor the sciatic and peroneal nerves. During the procedure, a conduction abnormality arises in the sciatic nerve. Which of the following actions would decrease tension on the sciatic nerve? Topic Review Topic

1. Provide traction to the leg
2. Pulsatile irrigation in the wound to remove blood clots
3. Flex the hip
4. Extend the hip
5. Extend the knee

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