Category Clinical Examination
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Lachman Test

Lachman test is a clinical test used to diagnose injury of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Eponymised to John W Lachman, first described by GC Noulis

Clinical Signs in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Description There are many signs and symptoms used in the evaluation of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Some finding may findings modestly increase or decrease the probability of carpal tunnel syndrome Clinical Signs Hoffmann-Tinel sign (1915) Phalen sign (1950) Katz Hand diagram…

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Vertigo the Big 3

Dr Peter Johns, Canadian emergency physician and dizziness demystifier, has made a video on how to diagnose ‘The Big 3 of Vertigo” in the ED
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Janeway lesions

Janeway lesions are non-tender, small erythematous or haemorrhagic macular or nodular lesions on the palms or soles only a few millimeters in diameter that are indicative of infective endocarditis.
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Edward Janeway

Edward Gamaliel Janeway (1841 - 1911) was an American physician and pathologist. Remembered for his description of Janeway lesions (1899) as a distinctive painless dermatological manifestation seen in some cases of infective endocarditis
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Thomas test

Thomas test is a physical examination test, first described in 1875 by the Welsh bonesetter Hugh Owen Thomas (1834–1891)
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Osler node

Osler node: Painful, red, raised lesions usually found on the palms and soles. Caused by immune complex deposition and the resulting inflammatory response.
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Alan Apley

Alan Graham Apley (1914 – 1996) was a British Orthopaedic Surgeon famous for describing the Apley grind test in knee meniscal injury and for his essential orthopaedic reference text: Apley's System of Orthopaedics and Fractures (1959)