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Product No. 60000

Abdominal Examination Trainer

£5,500.00 Price does not include taxes or delivery

An anatomically accurate adult male torso, used to teach and practice the palpation, auscultation and percussion elements of abdominal or gastrointestinal (GI) examination. Ideal for OSCE preparation and assessment.

With interchangeable organs of varying sizes, and an integral MP3 player providing realistic sounds, the trainer provides the ability to recognize and differentiate a range of abnormal organs and pathologies.

Features

Overview

  • Trainer or Simulated Patient can vary respiratory movement of liver and spleen by the turn of a wheel
  • Integral amplifier and surface mounted MP3 player allow training in auscultation of normal and high-pitched or obstructed bowel sounds, renal and aortic bruits - in variable locations
  • Volume of bowel sounds can be adjusted and MP3 player allows for additional sounds to be loaded
  • Distension set allows for the following: realistic checking for ascites using percussion, shifting dullness or fluid thrill technique and simulation of bowel obstruction on percussion and auscultation
  • Pulse bulb allows simulation of normal and aneurysmal aortic pulse

Realism

  • Organs feel realistic on palpation and respond appropriately to percussion
  • Lifelike quality of abdominal skin accommodates stretching for gaseous distension and ascites simulation
  • Realistic ballottement of enlarged kidney

Versatility

  • Abdominal skin is simple to remove, allowing quick and easy changeover of organs
  • Suitable for both bench top use and hybrid use with Simulated Patient
  • Model can be rolled onto side for examination of ascites and shifting dullness

Cleaning

  • Skin surface is washable using soap and water

Safety

  • Latex free
  • Weight of model is within male and female health and safety limits for lifting to chest height

Anatomy

  • Torso featuring abdomen, pelvis and lower part of thorax
  • Bony landmarks include ribs, costal margin, xiphisternum, pubic crest and anterior superior iliac spines
  • 3 Livers: slightly enlarged, enlarged with smooth edge and enlarged with irregular edge
  • 2 Spleens: slightly enlarged and markedly enlarged
  • 2 Enlarged Kidneys
  • Distended Bladder
  • 2 Aortas: normal and aneurysmal
  • Set of 6 Abdominal Pathologies including 4 smooth masses and 2 irregular hard masses
  • Distension Set including ascites bag, gaseous distension bag, pump and foam insert
  • Simplified representation of lower thoracic and lumbar spine
Skills

Skills Gained

  • Familiarity with the abdominal regions and underlying anatomy
  • Practice in abdominal palpation, auscultation and percussion
  • Ability to recognize and differentiate a range of abnormal organs and pathologies
  • Identification of ascites, specifically shifting dullness and fluid thrill
  • Identification of gaseous distension and bowel obstruction
  • Ballottement of kidneys
  • Professional-to-patient communication
Contains
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    Abdominal Examination Skin

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    Abdominal Rectus Bag

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    Abdominal Examination Organ Locator

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    Abdominal Wall

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    Abdominal Examination Livers (Set of 3)

    Product No. 60010

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    Abdominal Examination Spleens (Set of 2)

    Product No. 60011

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    Abdominal Examination Kidneys (Set of 2)

    Product No. 60012

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    Abdominal Examination Bladder

    Product No. 60013

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    Abdominal Examination Pathologies (Set of 6)

    Product No. 60014

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    Abdominal Examination Aortas (Set of 2)

    Product No. 60015

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    Abdominal Examination Distension Set

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  • Carry case

    Carry case

  • Power supply

    Power supply

  • AA Batteries (x4)

    AA Batteries (x4)

Curriculum

References

Physician Associate

Competence and Curriculum Framework for the Physician Assistant 2012, p 12 and 23 2.3.5 ...Perform a physical examination tailored to the needs of the patient and the demands of the clinical situation, including ...abdominal examination ...The Physician Assistant should be familiar with the following patient presentations and should be able to manage and diagnose: Distension: abdominal GI disturbances including vomiting/altered bowel habit Mass: abdominal Pain: abdominal

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