Physical Examination of the Hand

@inproceedings{Diner2014PhysicalEO,
  title={Physical Examination of the Hand},
  author={Fitnat Dinçer and G{\"u}lb{\"u}z Samut},
  year={2014}
}
Thorough physical examination of the hand is crucial in the assessment of hand functions. In this chapter, physical examination of the hand including general inspection, palpation, range of motion assessment of each joint, neurologic examination, and evaluation of the hand’s vascular supply is reviewed in details. Furthermore, the specific tests for carpal tunnel syndrome, Wartenberg’s syndrome, ulnar nerve compression syndromes, and de Quervain’s tenosynovitis are also described. Once the… CONTINUE READING
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