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Kernig’s sign

Kernig’s sign

Purpose: To determine if the patient has inflammation of the meninges (meningitis).

Patient position: Lying supine (conventional practice). VM Kernig originally elicited this sign by having the patient in sitting position. 87 more words

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Brudziński's symphyseal sign

Brudziński’s symphyseal sign

Purpose: To determine if the patient has inflammation of the meninges (meningitis).

Patient position: Lying supine.

Examiner position: Standing beside the bed, facing the patient. 67 more words

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Brudziński's obscure cheek sign

Brudziński’s obscure cheek sign

Purpose: To determine if the patient has inflammation of the meninges (meningitis).

Patient position: Lying supine.

Examiner position: Standing beside the bed, facing the patient. 88 more words

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Brudziński's reciprocal contralateral reflex sign

Purpose: To determine if the patient has inflammation of the meninges (meningitis) (1).

Patient position: Lying supine.

Examiner position: Standing beside the bed, facing the patient. 117 more words

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Brudziński's contralateral reflex sign

Brudziński’s contralateral reflex sign

Purpose: To determine if the patient has inflammation of the meninges (meningitis).

Patient position: Lying supine.

Examiner position: Standing beside the bed, facing the patient. 86 more words

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Brudziński's neck sign

Brudziński’s neck sign

Purpose: To determine if the patient has inflammation of the meninges (meningitis).

Patient position: Lying supine.

Examiner position: Standing beside the bed, facing the patient. 82 more words

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Ep-PAINE-nym

Bell’s Palsy

Other Known Aliases – facial nerve palsy, cranial nerve VII palsy

Definitionparalysis of cranial nerve VII that can can effect both motor and sensory function… 439 more words

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