De combien de travers de doigts:

English translation: how many finger widths

09:24 Jan 9, 2003
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: De combien de travers de doigts:
In a questionnaire about the digestive system, when responding yes to the question of whether y a-t-il une hépatomégalie?
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English translation:how many finger widths
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3how many finger widths
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how many finger widths

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how many fingers?

it should be now officially expressed in centimeters!

With the patient supine, measure the vertical height of the liver at the midclavicular line by percussion, the best method of examination, or by a combination of percussion with palpation. This measurement should be expressed in centimeters do not express liver size using the number of "fingers" it extends below the costal margin.

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