Tom Mallinson, David Brooke
Journal of Paramedic Practice, Vol. 9, Iss. 1, 06 Jan 2017, pp 8 - 10

Clinical examination is a core skill undertaken during the pre-hospital phase of
patient care, as imaging modalities and laboratory tests are generally unavailable.
While a basic cardiovascular examination is taught on undergraduate paramedic
courses, there are a number of other findings that may assist in the formulation
of an impression or diagnosis during the pre-hospital phase. We present one such
finding and discuss its usefulness and limitations.

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