Palpation


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Palpation    Palpation

Application of fingers with light pressure to the surface of the body to determine consistence of parts beneath in physical diagnosis; includes palpation for determining the outlines of organs.

Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Information

MeSH Term: Palpation

Scope Note: Application of fingers with light pressure to the surface of the body to determine consistence of parts beneath in physical diagnosis; includes palpation for determining the outlines of organs.

MeSH Synonyms:
  • Palpation
  • Palpations
Applicable MeSH Subheadings:
  • adverse effects
  • contraindications
  • economics
  • education
  • ethics
  • history
  • instrumentation
  • methods
  • nursing
  • organization and administration
  • pharmacology
  • psychology
  • standards
  • statistics and numerical data
  • therapeutic use
  • therapy
  • trends
  • utilization
  • veterinary

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