Use of Auscultation and Percussion to Evaluate a Suspected Fracture

Johnston, Kimberly D.; Baker, Russell T.; Baker, Jayme G.
May 2013
International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training;May2013, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p1
Academic Journal
The article discusses the use of auscultation and percussion test to evaluate a suspected fracture. It states that it is a simple and accurate method for identification of fractures. It is painless and immediate feedback about the fracture. Tibia, fibula, clavicle, femur, humerus and ulna are evaluated through this test.


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