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2014-03-13 23:26:06

A Step By Step Guide To Mastering The OSCEs & Clinical Patient Encounters designed by Al Imari is the latest course for medical students who want to learn to improve their clinical and communication skills. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) is a modern type of examination that is often used in health sciences such as medicine, radiography, optometry, nursing, and...

2014-01-02 23:04:58

San Antonio Eye Center has extended a variety of specials for the holiday season. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 San Antonio Eye Center is excited to announce that they are now offering a variety of specials on eye exams and prescriptions for the holiday season. The holidays are the perfect time for patients to get their eyes checked, and the San Antonio Eye Center encourages their patients to take advantage of the current deals that they are offering. One of the new holiday...

2013-12-23 23:23:23

Northeastern Eye Institute is proud to announce it has been nominated as a national finalist for Transitions Awards program. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Northeastern Eye Institute has recently been named as a national finalist for the Transitions Awards program. Northeastern Eye Institute is a prominent eye care center in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The award winner will be revealed during the Transitions Academy at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando to be held January...

2013-10-04 23:03:47

Konan's Chart2020 v5 visual acuity and ocular performance testing software to be showcased at Vision Expo West in Las Vegas and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS) in Amsterdam. Irvine, California (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Konan Medical USA, Inc. today announced it has completed a world-wide exclusive agreement with Chart2020, a leading provider of visual acuity and ocular performance testing software. Konan will develop, market and distribute Chart2020...

2013-09-25 23:18:13

Extended Hours at Multiple Offices, Open 7-Days a Week to Help With Busy Schedules Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 As your children are heading back to school this fall season, it is important to remember that a school sports physical may be required for student athletes who want to participate in middle and high school sports. Sports physicals are important as they determine if an athlete is healthy enough to participate in the sports and to help minimize the risk of...

2013-08-08 23:25:45

August is National Eye Exam Month and ServiceMaster by Singer is offering a few friendly tips.The summer is winding down and it is time to get your eyes checked to make sure the harmful UV Rays have not damaged your eyes. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 It is important to know when you are due for an eye exam. Children five years or younger will have their vision checked by their pediatrician. A first real eye exam should be scheduled between the ages of three and five. School aged...


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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