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the act of feeling with the hand; the application of the fingers with light pressure to the surface of the body for the purpose of determining the condition of the partsĀ ...

Palpation is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Palpation books and related discussion.

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The Art of Palpation
The Art of Palpation by Charlcie Gill. Reprinted from Countryside Magazine. Sept/ Oct 2004.
Palpation of the Anterior Neck - Learn Muscles
by joseph e. muscolino, DO | photography by yanik chauvin palpation of the anterior neck. RESOURCES.
Palpation as the Principal Skill - Athletic Training Education Journal
Enhancing Clinical Evaluation Skills: Palpation as the. Principal Skill. Context: Recognition and evaluation of injuries/illnesses accounts for the greatestĀ ...
Optimal Methods for Shoulder Tendon Palpation: A Cadaver - PTJ
Feb 2, 1996 sure of shoulder tendons are not always optimal, and palpation and treatment Inay be ... insertion of the supraspinatus tendon can be palpated.
Abdominal examination / palpation - Women and Newborn Health
Key words: abdominal palpation, pregnancy. ABDOMINAL EXAMINATION. AIMS.

Suggested News Resources

New Technique for Lymph-Node Palpation of Ticklish Patients
Christopher M. Dobson, MBBS, from the Royal Preston Hospital in the United Kingdom, and colleagues developed an approach to performing palpation of lymph-node basins in ticklish patients with skin cancer. The examiner places the fingertips of one hand ...
'Hand sandwich' key to doctors examining ticklish patients
"With this technique, patients feel that they are initiating the palpation - albeit at the direction of the clinician - and thus anticipate the sensation and do not tickle themselves," the researchers said. Dr.
'Breeding Bonny' Could Help Students With Reproductive Exams
They found that while the students trained with live mares performed best in palpation exams, those training with the simulator had nearly as good results, Aurich said.
Palpation for Thyroid Nodules in Cancer Survivors Saves $$
The Children's Oncology Group (COG) recommends annual palpation of the thyroid. These "results support the COG guidelines and suggest that annual palpation of the thyroid is an adequate and safe means of screening this high-risk population," said Dr ...
Non-invasive 'Brain Palpation' May Detect Alzheimer's Disease
London: The brain cannot be palpated without using a highly invasive procedure, but researchers have now developed a noninvasive brain imaging method using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that provides the same information as physical palpation.

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