Definition of Palpation. Meaning of Palpation. Synonyms of Palpation

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Definition of Palpation

Palpation
Palpation Pal*pa"tion, n. [L. palpatio, fr. palpare. See Palpable.] 1. Act of touching or feeling. 2. (Med.) Examination of a patient by touch. --Quain.

Meaning of Palpation from wikipedia

- of the palpated subject. Palpation is typically used for thoracic and abdominal examinations, but can also be used to diagnose edema. Palpation is also...
- abdominal organs. On light palpation, the examiner tests for any palpable m****, rigidity, or pain on the surface. On deep palpation, the examiner is testing...
- Tracheal deviation is also examined. Palpation is the use of physical touch during examination. During palpation, the physician checks for areas of tenderness...
- prominence of the navicular bone which serves as a reliable landmark for palpation. It is often examined, by physicians, when ****essing whether a given patient...
- surgeon Niels Thorkild Rovsing (1862–1927), is a sign of appendicitis. If palpation of the left lower quadrant of a person's abdomen increases the pain felt...
- the cardiac examination follows the standard structure of inspection, palpation and auscultation. The patient is positioned in the supine position tilted...
- Bimanual palpation and begins after the speculum is removed. The examiner informs and explains this part of the exam. Two fingers are used to palpate the cervix...
- arms in different positions. Step 4 is palpation of the breast. Step 5 is palpation of the nipple. Step 6 is palpation of the breast while lying down....
- comprising the following sections: measurement of vital signs; inspection and palpation; percussion and auscultation; pulmonary examination; abdominal examination...
- breast into four quadrants and checking each quadrant separately. The palpation process covers the entire breast, including the "axillary tail" of each...
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