Flashcards in Clinical Skills Deck (28)
What does pain radiating to the jaw means?
What does pain radiating to the left shoulder indicate?
MI or spleen rupture
What does pain radiating to the scapula indicate?
Gall bladder problems
What does pain radiating to the groin indicate?
Ureter stones or osteoarthritis of hip
What is Blumberg's sign?
Rebound tenderness => peritonitis
What does pain radiating to the trapezius indicate?
What is Brudzinski sign?
Bend neck, see knee flexion => meningitis
What is Chadwick sign?
Purple vagina=> pregnancy
What is Chandelier sign?
Cervical motion tenderness=> PID
What is Chovstek's sign?
Tap facial nerve=> muscle spasm
What is Courvoisiers sign?
Palpable gall bladder => cancer (pancreatic)
What is Cozens sign?
Dorsiflex wrist causes pain=> lateral epicondyliti "tennis elbow"
What is Cullen's sign?
Bleeding around the unbilicus=> hemorrhagic pancreatitis
What is Gottran's sign?
Scaly patches on MCP, PIP joints => dermatomyositis
What is Hamman's sign?
Crunching sound on auscultation=> subcutaneous emphysema
What is Homan's sign?
Pain in calf w/ dorsiflexion => DVT
What is Kerh's sign?
Left shoulder pain=> spleen rupture
What is Kernig's sign?
Flexing knee causes resistance or pain=> meningitis
What is Kussmaul's sign?
Big neck veins w/inspiration=> pericardial tamponade
What is Levine sign?
Hold clenched fist over sternum=> angina
What is Murphy's sign?
Pressed gallbladder causes pt to stop breathing=> cholecystitis
What is Obturator sign?
Inward rotation of hip causes pain=> appendicitis
What is Phalen's test?
Flexing wrist for 60s causes paresthesia=> carpal tunnel
What is Psoas sign?
Extending hip causes hip=> appendicitis
What is Rovsings sign?
Palpating LLQ causes RLQ pain=> appendicitis
What is Tinels test?
Percussing median nerve causes 1st-3rd finger pain=> carpal tunnel
What is Trousseau's sign?
BP check causes carpal spasm=> migratory thrombophlebitis