Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Thorax: percussion

Contributor(s): Christopher Brown

Introduction

Uses

Advantages

  • Easily performed under field conditions.
  • Non-invasive.
  • No expensive equipment required.

Disadvantages

  • Only detects relatively large, superficial lesions (insensitive test).

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Savage C J (1997) Evaluation of the equine respiratory system using physical examination and endoscopy. Vet Clin N A Equine Pract 13 (3), 443-462 PubMed.


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