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Kernig's maneuver performed by
Performed by having the patient flex both hips and legs and then straighten the legs against resistance.
Kernig's maneuver test for
Meningeal and spinal inflammation flexion of the hip and knees is positive for meningitis.
Murphy's signs is elicited by
Having the patient inspire with the tips of the examiner's fingers placed on the right upper quadrant, at the liver border., Under the ribs,
Positive Murphy's sign
Pain on inspiration is suggestive of cholecystitis.
Homan's signs is performed by
Having the patient flex the foot
Positive Homan signs is.
Pain in the posterior calf area suggestive of a dvt.
Brudzinski's maneuver is performed by.
Placing the patients hands behind his or her head and gently tucking chin to chest.
Positive Brudzinski's sign
Severe neck stiffness causes a patients hips and knees to flex when the neck is flexed symptom of meningitis.
An acute or chronic inflammation of the labia mucosa due to excessive moisture, corner of mouth are macerated with fissures and painful skin.
Objective findings mean
Observations made during medical evaluations that are not under the patients controls such as x-ray, nerve conduction studies, mri, ect.
Acute onset of bluish discoloration that is located on the umbilical area caused by bruising underneath the skin. Acute pancreatitis.
Grey Turner's sign
A blueish discoloration located on the flank area severe pancreatitis or retroperitoneal hemorrhage.
A positive psoas and obturator sign.
The hip is abducted and general pressure is applied to the proximal thigh from behind- checks for hip dysplasia in infants
Positive Ortolani test
A clunk sound is heard.
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