Auscultatory percussion

Abstract

Objective: To assess a new technique for the detection of free pleural fluid. Design: 118 consecutive inpatients with radiologic evidence of free pleural fluid and a control group of 175 randomly selected inpatients were examined over a three-year period in a prospective blind study by auscultatory percussion (AP) for evidence of pleural effusion. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02600204

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@article{Guarino2007AuscultatoryP, title={Auscultatory percussion}, author={John R. Guarino and PE Joe C. Guarino}, journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine}, year={2007}, volume={9}, pages={71-74} }