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Define:

TAPPING
Tips of fingers alone, one or all of the fingers, one or both hands
Define:

SPATTING
Palmar surface of extended fingers held rigid
Define:

CLAPPING
Whole hand, palmar surface shaped as to trap air when it contacts skin, explosive loud sound
Define:

HACKING
Ulnar border of hand alone contacts skin, fingers slightly apart and loose, successively comining in contact giving a peculiar vibratory effect
Define:

BEATING
Palmar surface half-closed fist, dorsal terminal phalanges, heel of hand
Type of percussion used on fleshy parts when strong surface stimulation is desired
CLAPPING
Type of percussion used chiefly on head and chest
TAPPING
Type of percussion used chiefly on low back & fleshy part of thighs. Powerful means of stimulating genito-urinary system.
BEATING
Type of percussion used chiefly on chest, spine, head. May be employed on any part
HACKING
Form of percussion most frequently employed. Should be used before other procedures when surface is cold, or when patient is chilly.
SPATTING
T or F
The effect of percussion is increased by not using oil
False
T or F
As a rule in performing percussion, the hand should strike the body parallel to the muscle fibers
False
T or F
Percussion to any part of the body gives rise to reflex activities
True
T or F
The French term for percussion is Effluerage
False
Name the reflex area affected by:

Hacking & Spatting
Interscapular
Plantar
Name the reflex area affected by:

Hacking & Percussion
Cremasteric
Name the reflex area affected by:

Tapping, Hacking, Spatting, Clapping
Abdominal
Name the reflex area affected by:

Tapping, Hacking, Spatting, Beating
Epigastric
Name the reflex area affected by:

Hacking, Spatting, Beating
Gluteal
Vibration technique useful for sclerosis:
Hacking of the spine
Vibration technique useful in unresolved pneumonia, adhesions from chronic pleurisy, and in promoting absorption in cases of serious effusion into pleural cavity:
Hacking of the chest
Vibration technique valuable in treating atony of the bladder, impotence or sterility, loss of sexual vigor:
Beating of the sacrum
These measures act most powerfully in influencing the function of all the viscera of the trunk, as well as the genital organs:
Hacking & beating of the spine
When performing point and/or reflex percussion, Kellogg recommends the use of:
Tapping & Hacking
Strong percussion produces what response?
hyperemia & vascular paralysis
Define the reflex area:

C6-8, T1
Interscapular
Define the reflex area:

S1-5
Plantar
Define the reflex area:

T8-12
Abdominal
Define the reflex area:

L4-5
Gluteal
Define the reflex area:

T5-7
Epigastric
Sole of foot is located in which reflex area?
Plantar
Sides of abdomen in mammary line are located in which reflex area?
Abdominal
Inner portion of upper half of thigh is located in which reflex area?
Cremasteric
Fleshy portions of hips is located in which reflex area?
Gluteal
Space between scapula is located in which reflex area?
Interscapular
Sides of chest, between 4 & 6 ribs, are located in which reflex area?
Epigastric
In percussion, blows are administered how?
using two hands in alternation
Point percussion is generally used where?
Over muscle motor points
Light percussion upon the skin produces what effect?
pallor
Therapeutic application of percussion include
chronic sciatic and lumbago
T or F

Rheumatism is a therapeutic application for percussion.
False
Which massage technique is best for treatment of skin conditions?
fulling
Light percussion causes constriction or dilation of superficial vessels?
constriction
Name 3 therapeutic applications for percussion:
coldness of extremities
constipation
passive congestion of liver and spleen