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New Tool Evaluates Doctor’s Bedside Manner
2014-08-13 03:04:33

Women's College Hospital The best way to improve a doctor's bedside manner may lie in a new tool that evaluates and helps medical residents improve their communication and other soft skills to become better doctors, according to a new study led by Women's College Hospital's Dr. Tim Dwyer. The study, published in the latest issue of the Canadian Journal of Surgery, is the first to look at the medical residents' collaboration, communication and other soft skills, or what are known as...

2014-07-31 23:18:59

The Classic medical exam table 400 is our largest professional medical examination table. Wright City, MO (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Goodtime Medical announces the addition of the Classic Family Exam Table 400. The Classic medical exam table 400 is our largest professional medical examination table with a large 30” x 72” treatment table pad. An ergonomic side step positions the patient at the optimal place on the exam table thus eliminating extra movement. The pneumatic backrest adjusts...

2014-07-21 16:24:24

MedExpress Sponsors Excellent Sportsmanship Facebook Contest, Local Teams Can Win Up To $3,000 MORGANTOWN, W.Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for back-to-school and fall sports, many sports leagues and schools require youth to obtain a sports physical before participation in athletic or physical activity. MedExpress, a national urgent care provider that administered over 80,000 sports physicals last year, reminds parents of the importance of sports physicals....

2014-07-15 23:14:13

North American Seminars provides pre-approved course that can be used for re-licensure for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in California and Nevada. Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint, a PT Online Continuing Education Course from Healthclick has been pre-approved for 10 hrs for PT & PTA's licensed in CA and NV. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Examination and Treatment of the Hip Joint is an online physical therapy continuing education course...

2014-07-14 08:26:54

UITHOORN, The Netherlands, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - HOYA signs a multiple-year contract with Eye diagnostics innovator i-Optics to offer opticians the EasyScan 3 minute eye care test services for life-long eye health. i-Optics, the inventor of the Easyscan retinal imaging device and HOYA Vision Care signed a multiple-year contract to launch a unique collaboration in the optical retail market. i-Optics developed the EasyScan to make medical grade images of...

2014-07-07 23:03:18

Dr. Ramin Rabbani, optometrist in Los Angeles, now offering optical exams for complete eye are of his patients. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Los Angeles eye doctor, Dr. Ramin Rabbani, is now offering comprehensive optical exams. Routine eye exams can be one of the best ways to preserve eye health and vision. When eye problems are diagnosed early, treatment can often delay or reduce the risk of the condition deteriorating and further damaging vision. Visit his Los Angeles eye...

2014-07-07 12:28:45

Comprehensive Eye Exam recommended as part of back-to-school checklist DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., June 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of August's Children's Eye Health and Safety Month, the Rand Eye Institute, a comprehensive eye care and surgical facility, is encouraging you to make the most of your children's education and maximize their potential, livelihood, and development by including a comprehensive eye exam as part of your child's back to school checklist....

2014-06-19 23:11:51

All doctors at Healthpointe are now FMCSA trained and certified to perform DOT physicals La Mirada, Ca (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Healthpointe centers throughout Southern California are now offering certified DOT physical examinations for all current or aspiring commercial drivers. Under the regulations set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) all Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals must aim to identify any underlying mental, physical, or emotional issues that...

2014-06-10 00:22:12

MIAMI, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Free eye exams and eyeglass vouchers were provided to students at Holmes Elementary in Miami-Dade County at the onset of final exams. Hosted by Focus on America®, a joint effort by Davis Vision and Visionworks, these vision screenings will prepare students for summer reading and Back-to-School success. Miami's Holmes Elementary is a public school serving 593 students in grades PK-5 in Dade-County Public Schools. Knowing some third grade students...

2014-05-08 23:14:51

Goodtime Medical announces the addition of the Pro Series Family Exam Table; the Pro Series medical exam table is made to order for all medical examination needs. What makes this treatment table unique is the luxury to add only the options needed depending on the type of medical examination performed. Wright City, MO (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Goodtime Medical announces the addition of the Pro Series Family Exam Table. The Pro Series medical exam table is made to order for all medical...


Latest Physical examination Reference Libraries

Temperature Examination
2012-11-26 23:06:36

Taking a patient's temperature is an initial part of a full clinical examination. The moment the medical provider comes within inches of the patient’s skin, they can tell if there is a change in the patient’s temperature. Heat radiates from a febrile patient, skin becomes clammy when cardiac output is reduced, and cold skin can be an ominous sign when combined with other negative findings. Temperature is an important indicator for patient status. How the Temperature is Attained...

2012-11-26 22:58:54

Percussion is a technique used during a clinical examination to elicit sounds while tapping on the body surface. These sounds can give clues to physicians as to the state of the underlying structures. Percussion can be utilized during well checks or during development of the physician’s differential diagnosis. Percussion was introduced to distinguish between empty and filled barrels of liquor until Dr. Leopold Auenbrugger introduced the technique to medicine. How the Method is Performed...

Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

Medical Inspection
2012-11-19 10:14:39

Medical inspection is a head to toe exam completed by a physician. This inspection can either be for a well-check or for diagnosis. During this exam several techniques, tools and outside resources may be utilized in order to complete. A systematic approach will give the physician more uniform results that will be more useful for diagnosis and monitoring patient health. Common practice of this inspection will also build a better patient knowledge and relationship. Technique Providers have...

Auscultation
2012-11-18 19:26:05

Auscultation performed by a physician during a physical exam can give the physician clues whether the body is performing as it should or help pinpoint problems that may be occurring. Immediate auscultation was a procedure used to assist the physician with diagnosis and dates back to possibly Ancient Egypt. This is where no instrument is used and the sounds are heard with the ear being placed upon the patient. History Ascultation is based on a Latin verb auscultare, which means to listen....

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