Sentence Examples


  • Palpate the apex of the root by following the root juga (lateral canine eminence) from the gingival margin.
  • Palpate the drainage areas of the breast i.e. the lymph nodes - the supraclavicular group and the axillary nodes.
  • Palpate the breast using the palmar surface of the middle three fingers, compressing the tissue gently against the chest wall.
  • Locate the cricoid cartilage and palpate the carotid artery lateral to it at this level.
  • Do not palpate the pulse and do not tell the informant that their pulse is erratic.

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