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- Place your hand below the patient's costal margin on the right side, at the midclavicular line. Ask the patient to breathe in. If patient is unable to breathe in due to pain, the test is considered positive.
- Hold the knee flexed 45 degrees. Place one hand on the medial aspect of the knee and pull laterally. Use your other hand to rotate the knee in, and if a click is heard or pain is experienced, the test is considered positive.
- Lightly tap their facial nerve. If any twitching occurs, the test is positive.
- Tenderness at the point over the right side of the abdomen that is 1/3 of the distance from the anterior superior iliac spine to the navel.
Being unable to breathe in due to pain is a positive Murphy's sign. The examine with the knee is a positive McMurray test. Tapping the facial nerve and noting twitching is Chvostek sign. Tenderness at the point over the right side of the abdomen that is 1/3 of the distance from the anterior superior iliac spine to the navel is McBurney's point.
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