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Murphy Sign – Clinical Examination

Murphy Sign – Clinical Examination

Murphy’s Sign Ask the patient to exhale, while palpating the gall bladder area, medial to the mid-clavicular line. Now instruct the patient to take a deep breath so the gall bladder is pushed down, and against the examiner’s fingertips, as the lungs expand. If cholecystitis is present, the patient will experience a sharp and sudden …

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Vaginal Examination (PV) – OSCE Guide

Vaginal Examination (PV) – OSCE Guide

Hello, my name is Polly I’m one of the medical students. Can I just confirm your name and date of birth? My name is Grace Smith, and I was born on the 26th of January 1987 I’ve been asked today to perform an internal vaginal examination this involves putting two fingers inside the vagina and …

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Impingement Syndrome – Neer Test

Impingement Syndrome – Neer Test

Impingement Syndrome – Neer Test Impingement Syndrome is one of the most common pathological conditions of the shoulder. It is caused by a narrowed subacromial, or, in rare cases, sub coracoid space, which leads to impingement of tendons or connective tissue. Subacromial impingement can be assessed by the Neer Test, which further narrows the subacromial …

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Observation and Posture Analysis

Observation and Posture Analysis

In this video I’m going to talk about observation and posture analysis. Observation is the first step of your physical assessment. During observation you’re trying to see if you can find any structural abnormalities that you can link to your patient’s complaints. In order to conduct a good observation, I have to be able to …

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Cardiovascular Examination – OSCE Guide

Cardiovascular Examination – OSCE Guide

Hi there my name’s Or students could I just check your name and date of birth Please sure it’s James Alexander 33 December 1989 nice to meet you James and today I’ve been asked to examine your heart. This will involve looking from the end of the bed Feeling a pulse in your neck and …

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Inspection and Palpation of the Biceps Muscle – Clinical Examination

Inspection and Palpation of the Biceps Muscle – Clinical Examination

Inspection and Palpation of the Biceps Muscle The biceps muscle consists of both a long and short head. The tendon of the long head runs from its insertion on the supraglenoid tubercle of the scapula, through the bicipital groove of the humerus. Examining the tendon is particularly important since it is a common site for …

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