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Inter-examiner reliability of palpation for tissue texture abnormality in the thoracic paraspinal region

Paulet, Tania and Fryer, Gary (2009) Inter-examiner reliability of palpation for tissue texture abnormality in the thoracic paraspinal region. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, 12 (3). pp. 92-96. ISSN 1746-0689

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Abstract

Palpation of soft tissue changes is claimed to be important for osteopathic diagnosis and treatment. Few studies, however, have examined the inter-examiner reliability for the detection of altered segmental paraspinal tissue texture

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID16996, reliability, palpation, muscle, osteopathic medicine, manual therapy
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
FOR Classification > 1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences
SEO Classification > 9299 Other Health
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 02:53
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2011 01:53
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4522
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijosm.2008.07.001
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