[Abstract] [PDF] [HTML] [Linked
International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109
Volume 10, Issue 3, April 2014 pp 506-507
Morrissey’s Cough Test - A Student Friendly Modification
N. Sivaprahasam1, G. P. Sekar2
1Professor, 2Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Sri Venkateshwara, Medical College, Hospital and Research Center, Ariyur, Pondicherry 605102 INDIA.
Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.
Morrissey’s cough test is poorly described in recent text books of surgery and the students have difficulty in recognizing the response to cough. Here we suggest a simple modification of the test which makes it easier for the student to recognize the retrograde flow in the saphenofemoral junction.