"Palpation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Application of fingers with light pressure to the surface of the body to determine consistence of parts beneath in physical diagnosis; includes palpation for determining the outlines of organs.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Palpation" by people in Profiles.
Effects of using an abdominal simulator to develop palpatory competencies in 3rd year medical students. BMC Med Educ. 2022 Jan 26; 22(1):63.
Predictors of prostate cancer screening using Andersen's Behavioral Model of Health Services Use. Urol Oncol. 2016 12; 34(12):529.e9-529.e14.
Levator Plate Upward Lift on Dynamic Sonography and Levator Muscle Strength. J Ultrasound Med. 2015 Oct; 34(10):1787-92.
Reliance of preoperative scrotal examination versus final operative findings in the evaluation of non-palpable testes. J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Oct; 11(5):255.e1-5.
Comparing the cost-effectiveness of the triple test score to traditional methods for evaluating palpable breast masses. Med Care. 2003 Aug; 41(8):962-71.
A new score for the evaluation of palpable breast masses in women under age 40. Am J Surg. 2002 Oct; 184(4):346-7.
The impact of hormone replacement therapy on the detection and stage of breast cancer. Arch Surg. 2002 Sep; 137(9):1015-9; discussion 1019-21.
Usefulness of the triple test score for palpable breast masses; discussion 1012-3. Arch Surg. 2001 Sep; 136(9):1008-12.
Prognostic significance of prostate-specific antigen in stage T1c prostate cancer treated by radical prostatectomy. Urology. 1997 Jun; 49(6):887-93.
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and PSA density: racial differences in men without prostate cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1997 Jan 15; 89(2):134-8.