TITLE

tourniquet test

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2208
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "tourniquet test" is presented. It is a test used to determine pain thresholds, or alternately, capillary fragility. The test inflates the blood pressure cuff sufficiently to occlude venous return.
ACCESSION #
21248940

 

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