TITLE

GP Business: What they forgot to tell you ... Ortolani's Test

PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
GP: General Practitioner;8/30/2004, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The test for development dysplasia of the hip depends on relocating a dislocated hip back into acetabulum. The infant should be calm so the muscles around the hip are relaxed. The infant's legs are placed into the' frog's legs' position, and the index and middle fingers are placed behind the upper femur, with the thumb in front. With the hip still abducted, upward pressure is applied with the fingers.
ACCESSION #
14319679

 

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