The fifty dollar palpation lab

An objective assessment tool for first year osteopathic medical students

Sajid Ali Surve, Millicent King Channell

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Abstract

The heart of osteopathic medicine lies in the skill of palpation. All osteopathic educators understand the crucial role that competency in palpation plays in grasping the concepts of osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM). This paper describes a palpation lab set up for first year osteopathic medical students that introduces students to concepts in palpation including; superficial palpation, deep palpation, gross palpation, fine palpation, edge discrimination, and tension.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)226-230
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Osteopathic Medicine
Volume16
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2013

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Keywords

  • Education
  • Osteopathic medicine
  • Osteopathy
  • Palpation
  • Students
  • Tools

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