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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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On Tuesday, the White House released the results of Trump's first physical exam as president.
Current practice in the United Kingdom and most other western countries, including the United States, is to screen for cardiac disease in the general population of young people by history and physical exam alone.
I feel strongly that a physical exam serves a major purpose--especially now, with the explosion of new testing, health data, and medications that are available.
All of this was created by a common, relatively simple surgical procedure gone wrong--followed by NO physical exam.
Wilkoff's emeritus status, I politely disagree that pediatricians should not do routine physical exams on healthy older children.
They emphasize physical exams, patient history, and mammography, but discourage routine blood tests, biomarker studies, and other imaging in the absence of symptoms.
In order to be in compliance with the state regulation, physical exams will be required every 13 months to the day of the exam.
Although medical students are still taught how to use stethoscopes and reflex hammers to perform a physical exam, those skills are never fully developed.
He has no primary care provider and has not had a routine physical exam within the past 3 years.
Physical exam and auscultation were available in 1831.
As part of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 and beginning on January 1, 2005, Medicare authorized the coverage of a one-time "Welcome to Medicare" preventative physical exam to occur within the first six months that a beneficiary establishes Part B coverage.