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palpate

Zoology of, relating to, or possessing a palp or palps
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Since the authors of two palpation studies (17,36) stated that their results might have been biased since the palpators were aware of prior studies that consistently showed the spinal site of the palpated TL cephalad to the imaged TL, we attempted meta-analysis with and without these studies included.
When the strings cannot be palpated, it is important to exclude pregnancy and recommend a form of backup contraception, such as condoms and emergency contraception if appropriate, until evaluation can be completed.
Similar to Case 1, no mass was clinically palpated with the patient erect, but a parotid fullness was noted when the patient was supine.
In the postnatal testicular torsion, the first examination of the baby is normal and a firm testis is palpated in the follow-up.
A Polar T31 telemetric HR monitor (Polar Electro Oy, Lake Success, NY) provided the criterion measure, and the Polar HR values were averaged over the 15 sec that the pulse was palpated (12).
Because of the urologist's previous experience, the patient's entire urethral length from the external penile meatus up to the perineal urethra was palpated.
She groaned audibly and tucked up her tummy muscles when her abdomen was palpated.
The physician palpated the right breast and documented cystic fullness with no discrete masses or axillary nodes.
A separate 2x2 cm firm, non-tender, mobile lump was palpated in the upper outer quadrant, below the larger lump.
As no mass was palpated in this low-risk patient, whether the physician should have immediately ordered a mammogram would depend on factors such as family history, menstrual history, chest radiation, and age.
The physician should be notified immediately if pulses cannot be palpated and the patient is having increased pain.
Was the position of the trachea palpated, the thoracic cage percussed, auscultation of lung and heart sounds done?