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Barlow’s manoeuvre n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Seventh edition

Published in print May 2017 | ISBN: 9780198788454
Published online May 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191830358
Barlow’s manoeuvre n.

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a test for congenital dislocation of the hip. A clunk felt and sometimes heard when the hip is gently adducted and backward pressure is applied to the head of the femur indicates instability of the joint. [...

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