Hawkins test

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HAWKINS TEST

Hawkins test

(hok′ĭnz)
A clinical assessment of rotator cuff tendonitis or subacromial impingement. The patient's arm is raised in front of the body to 90°, and then the examiner forces it into internal rotation. The test is positive when the patient complains the movement is painful.
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Empirical critical values for Hawkins test statistic have been obtained via a Monte Carlo simulation that is described in the next section.