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Examination for Finger Clubbing

@inproceedings{Lynn2011ExaminationFF,
  title={Examination for Finger Clubbing},
  author={S. Lynn and R. Kilbey},
  year={2011}
}
Examination for the presence of finger clubbing is an important skill for medical students and doctors. This article describes a comprehensive, concise and evidence-based approach for assessing for the presence of finger clubbing which is consistent with The Principles of Clinical Examination[1]. We describe the signs seen in finger clubbing and, based on a review of the literature, the precision and accuracy of these signs is discussed. Wordcount: 1,800 

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