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Apr
30

Homans'sign deep vein...

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Homans'sign deep vein thrombosis Homans' sign is a sign of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). A positive sign is present when there is pain in the calf or popliteal region with examiner's abrupt dorsiflexion of the patient's foot at the ankle while the knee is flexed to 90 degrees. This sign is frequently elicited in clinical practice because of the ease of use, although it is falling into disfavor because of poor reliability and because it is frequently positive in individuals without DVT. A positive Homans' sign does not positively diagnose DVT (poor positive predictive value), and a negative Homans' sign...

Apr
30

McMurray circumduction test...

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McMurray circumduction test The McMurray test, also known as the McMurray circumduction test is used to evaluate individuals for tears in the meniscus of the knee. It is a rotation test for demonstrating torn cartilage of the knee.

Apr
30

Obturator Sign the obturator...

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Obturator Sign the obturator The obturator sign, also known as the Cope sign, is an indicator of irritation to the obturator internus muscle.

Apr
30

Psoas Sign inflamed appendix...

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Psoas Sign inflamed appendix The psoas sign is a medical sign that indicates irritation to the iliopsoas group of hip flexors in the abdomen, and consequently indicates that the inflamed appendix is retrocaecal in orientation (as the illiopsoas muscle is retroperitoneal).

Apr
30

Weber Test conductive hearing...

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Weber Test conductive hearing Weber Test: The Weber test is a quick screening test for hearing. It can detect unilateral (one-sided) conductive hearing loss and unilateral sensorineural hearing loss. The test is named after Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795–1878).

Apr
30

Allen Test

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Allen Test Allen Test: Allen's test, also Allen test, is used to test blood supply to the hand. It is performed prior to radial arterial blood sampling or cannulation.

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