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Brudzinski
neck pain elicited by flexing neck. Hips and knees flex in response to the neck being flexed; sign of meningitis
C-Spine
cervical spine (C1-C7)
Carotid Bruit
turbulent blood flow heard without auscultation over the carotid artery. (Due to carotid narrowing or plaque)
Jugular Vein DIstention
JVD, sign of CHF
Kernigs
Neck pain elicited by flexing hip. Stiff hamstrings/inability to straighten leg when hip is flexed; sign of meningitis
Lymphadenopathy
enlarged lymph nodes
Meningismus
stiff neck/signs of meningitis
Paraspinal Tenderness
tenderness of the muscles next to the vertebrae
Supple
flexible, free-moving, not stiff
Thyromegaly
enlarged thyroid
Trachea Midline
no deviation of trachea (deviates to unaffected side in pneumothorax)
Vertebral Tenderness
bony tenderness directly over the vertebrae