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Elbow Examination

From Mediwikis

Read the instructions carefully and examine the correct side, and attend to the patient's comfort. Observe the patients face throughout!

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Introduction, Explanation, Consent

Look

  • Scars
  • Swellings
  • Rashes

Feel

  • Skin temperature
    • Symmetrical
  • Tenderness
    • Head of radius
    • Joint line
    • Medial and lateral epicondyles

Move

  • Active & Passive
    • Full flexion
    • Full extension
    • Pronation
    • Supination

Function

  • Hand to nose/mouth

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