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Dorsalis pedis arterial pulse: palpation using a bony landmark
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    Dorsalis pedis arterial pulse: palpation using a bony landmark
    • Jonathan C Hobson, Vascular Senior House Officer
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      • Colin Bicknell, Nicholas Cheshire

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the article by Mowlavi et al.[1] and agree that the palpation of pedal pulses is a useful clinical tool. Therefore any attempt to standardise the technique of palpation must be applauded.

    Using the ‘navicular’ method, the authors palpated 78% of pulses in a group of patients under the care of the surgical team. Unfortunately they do not describe the past medical h...

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