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RHJ + ou RMJ +

English translation: HJR Hepatojugular reflux

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French term or phrase:RJH
English translation:HJR Hepatojugular reflux
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03:37 Dec 19, 2005
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Medical - Medical (general) / Progress notes
French term or phrase: RHJ + ou RMJ +
Encore des abréviations manuscrites!
"Examen: Obèse TA 140/80, RC 80, [un dessin du coeur]TVC 8-10 cm - RHJ +
Local time: 07:40
positive hepatojugular reflux
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Local time: 04:40
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Thanks sarahl.

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4 +3positive hepatojugular reflux



10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
positive hepatojugular reflux


Local time: 04:40
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Thanks sarahl.

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neutral  kfpdavis: For those of us who don't have a medical dictionary, could you provide us with the full medical term for which this is an acronym? Thanks so much!
5 mins
  -> reflux hépato-jugulaire

agree  Michael Barnett: The HJR is part of the physical examination. You press just under the liver, and in the presence of congestive heart failure, the jugular vein fills up with blood. This is called a positive HJR.
1 hr
  -> thanks for the clinical input :-)

agree  Dr Sue Levy
4 hrs
  -> thanks cobber ;-)

agree  Angela Dickson
4 hrs
  -> thanks Angela
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