Shoulder Exam - Orthopaedic Shoulder OSCE - Clinical Skills Revision - Dr Gill

Shoulder Exam Explained - Master Your OSCE! - Clinical Skills Revision - Dr Gill

The most complicated orthopaedic clinical examination is the shoulder assessment. We know this for a fact, as there are over 70 special tests for the shoulder exam - with most of them only having weak clinic significance - ie this is a tough examination and everyone is trying to develop a way to do it effectively

With that said, your orthopaedic shoulder OSCE will have a protocol your institution is expecting your to follow - THIS VIDEO IS AIMED TO ASSIST PEOPLE LEARNING ABOUT THE SHOULDER EXAMINATION PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU FOLLOW YOUR INSTITUTIONS PROTOCOLS

In this video, we will go through the orthopaedic approach of LOOK, FEEL, MOVE, before demonstrating each section

We will also look at a selection of special tests, including:
- Hawkins-Kenndy
- Neer's Test
- Speed's Test
- Yergason's

There is an associated video to go along with this shoulder exam deep dive

shoulder examination demonstration -


Please note that there is no ABSOLUTE way to perform a clinical examination. Different institutions and even clinicians will have differing degrees of variations - the aim is the effectively identify medically relevant signs.

However during OSCE assessments. Different medical schools, nursing colleges, and other health professional courses will have their own preferred approach to a clinical assessment - you should concentrate on THEIR marks schemes for your assessments.

The examination demonstrated here is derived from Macleods Clinical Examination - a recognized standard textbook for clinical skills.

Some people watching this video may experience an ASMR effect

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