Digital Rectal Examination Standardization for Inexperienced Hands: Teaching Medical Students

  title={Digital Rectal Examination Standardization for Inexperienced Hands: Teaching Medical Students},
  author={Leonardo Oliveira Reis and Ant{\^o}nio Felipe Leite Sim{\~a}o and Jamal Baracat and Fernandes Denardi and Antonio Gugliotta},
  booktitle={Advances in urology},
Objectives. To standardize digital rectal examination (DRE) and set how it correlates with the comprehensive evaluation of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Methods. After scaled standardization of DRE based on fingertips graphical schema: 10 cubic centimeters-cc for each fingertip prostate surface area on DRE, four randomly selected senior medical students examined 48 male patients presenting with LUTS in an outpatient clinical setting, totaling 12 DRE each. Standardized DRE, international… CONTINUE READING
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