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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)

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.

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.

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.

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).


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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