physical examination


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physical examination:

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determination of the nature of a disease or ailment. A clinical diagnosis is based on the medical history and physical examination of the patient: it may be confirmed with X-Rays, CAT Scans (Computerized Axial Tomography), MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), and other
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Comparison of effectiveness of hand-carried ultrasound to bedside cardiovascular physical examination.
The purpose of this book is to serve as a practical manual; it does not pretend to be exhaustive or specific, but it organizes synthetically and it pinpoints essential elements of physical examination from a surgical perspective, which may assist both surgeons and other medical specialists from related fields in their daily activities, and which serve as learning reference for medical students.
The results of the trauma mechanism, the physical examination findings and the FAST were collected and recorded prospectively on a standard data collection form specifically designed for this study.
Contributions of the History, Physical Examination, and Laboratory investigation in Making Medical Diagnoses.
Oral antibiotic treatment was given in cases which were thought to be caused by infection as a result of physical examination and laboratory findings and these patients were called for follow-up visits at the end of treatment.
In conclusion, this case illustrates that severe rheumatic heart disease still exists in the western developed world, may have devastating complications and result in permanent disability, and that careful physical examination is of paramount importance for adequate healthcare delivery.
In our study, using ECG outperformed the history and physical examination and found previously unidentified potentially serious abnormalities that would not have been identified by history and physical examination alone," the authors wrote.
Section I is "Physical Examination" including chapters about physical examination of the hip and knee.
Hung Tze-jen, president of Shin Kong Medical Club, predicted that Chinese visitors taking physical examination at the club will expand several times next year over this year's level, which, in turn, doubled to 800.
45pm ARSENAL face a tough tactical and physical examination of their title aspirations at Blackburn.
Intended as an aid to review and recall the procedures of physical examination, it contains brief descriptions of examination techniques and step-by-step guidelines on how the examination should proceed.
Although the clinical signs, physical examination results, radiographic signs, and gross pathology supported a diagnosis of mycotic infection, such as aspergillosis, histopathology confirmed pulmonary carcinoma with metastases to the air sacs and humerus.