ballottement


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a palpatory technique for feeling a floating object in the body (especially for determining the position of a fetus by feeling the rebound of the fetus after a quick digital tap on the wall of the uterus)

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The study provides the necessary research evidence to clinicians who practise and teach ballottement to estimate AFV.
Ils donnent ainsi depuis longtemps l'exemple du Montagnais-Innu Pierre-Antoine Pastedechouan (ca 1608-1636) pour demontrer les consequences desastreuses du ballottement entre deux identites religieuses.
With the cuff palpation method, the tube is secured after ballottement at the suprasternal notch causes pilot cuff distension (3).
Ballottement of the left globe, with the lids closed, demonstrated within the cavity of the mucocele a corresponding movement at the thin lamina papyracea.
Carpal instabilities can cause pain with ballottement or shear tests that stress the lunotriquetral joint.