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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
All doctors at Healthpointe are now FMCSA trained and certified to perform DOT physicals La Mirada, Ca (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Healthpointe centers throughout
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.
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.
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
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
Northeastern Eye Institute is proud to announce it has been nominated as a national finalist for Transitions Awards program. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) December 23,
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...
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 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 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 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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