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Nice one. Jolt accentuation test is 97% Sn if low risk and not toxic.http://www.acep.org/publications.aspx?id=37782
Excellent point. Small sample size of 40-50, from what I recall, but a great simple test. Basically you repeatedly rotate your neck side-to-side quickly to r/o meningitis. Thanks for the link!
G'day Michelle and fellow readers,I find shaking my head does little to help me make a diagnosis, although it can help shake water and sand out of my ears. Perhaps the jolt-accentuation test would work better if the patient moved his or her head from side-to-side?Chris the PedantPS. Happy New Year!
Precordialthump: Ha! You got me. Happy new year (and decade)!