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2012-04-27 23:03:38

MedSpring Urgent Care today announced that it is offering $29 sports physicals at Houston, Kingwood and Sugar Land locations this summer. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 MedSpring Urgent Care today announced that it is offering $29 sports physicals at Houston, Kingwood and Sugar Land locations this summer. This is nearly a 20% discount off of MedSpring's pricing last year, and a big discount off of rates offered at most other providers. "We are enthusiastic about kids developing...

2011-08-18 00:00:37

#1 Ranked New York City Internist Says: Jump Start Your Health with an Annual Physical New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 New York Physician Dr. Marina Gafanovich is now accepting new patients and wants YOU to come in for an annual physical exam. An annual physical exam is an important part of any health and wellness plan. Physical exams can provide early disease detection, as well as, help your physician monitor any chronic disease you may have such as hypertension or high blood...

2011-05-17 10:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 11 million campers attend one of approximately 12,000 camps in the United States on an annual basis according to the American Camp Association. As parents prepare to send kids off to summer camp, MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside select CVS/pharmacy stores are making it easy and more affordable for campers to get the physicals they need to be able to participate in camp and sports activities. Now through July 31, 2011,...

2011-03-28 00:00:27

Chest pain is always a cause for concern. While left sided pain in the chest is usually linked with heart attacks and many cardiac related problems, right sided chest pain should never be undermined. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2011 Chest pain is always a cause for concern. While left sided pain in the chest is usually linked with heart attacks and many cardiac related problems, right sided chest pain should never be undermined. As per ElderlyJournal.com health specialist, Dr Nick...

2011-03-03 09:02:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As children and teenagers head to the field to participate in organized sports activities, MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside select CVS/pharmacy stores across the country are making it easy and more affordable for them to get the physicals they need to play. Beginning March 1 and continuing through May 31, 2011, MinuteClinic will offer spring sports physicals at $39 ($20 off the standard price of $59). The pre-participation...

2010-08-02 07:30:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time for back-to-school physicals and immunizations, but it's not just for children. Most young adults beginning their freshmen year need to obtain a pre-college health exam and have their immunization record updated to protect against meningitis and other diseases. College physicals and vaccines, sports physicals and acne treatment are among the many back-to-school-related services available at MinuteClinic medical walk-in clinics open seven...


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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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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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