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Percussion refers to the medical technique of tapping on a part of the body with fingers or drumsticks in order to gain information from the organs underneath. Outside of the physical exam, orthopedic surgeons like to use femurs to play the drums, which is another form of percussion.[1]

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  1. Orthopod Uses Patient’s Femurs to Play the Drums (Gomerblog)

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