Systematic and thorough inspection of the patient for physical signs of disease or abnormality.
Acquiring information from a patient on past medical conditions and treatments.
The ability to carry out daily tasks and perform physical activities in a highly functional state, often as a result of physical conditioning.
Application of fingers with light pressure to the surface of the body to determine consistence of parts beneath in physical diagnosis; includes palpation for determining the outlines of organs.
Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY by PHYSICAL THERAPISTS or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
The physical activity of a human or an animal as a behavioral phenomenon.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Inspection and PALPATATION of female breasts, abdomen, and GENITALIA, as well as obtaining a gynecological history. (from Dictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
Assessment of sensory and motor responses and reflexes that is used to determine impairment of the nervous system.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
The auxiliary health profession which makes use of PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES to prevent, correct, and alleviate movement dysfunction of anatomic or physiological origin.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
Instructional programs in the care and development of the body, often in schools. The concept does not include prescribed exercises, which is EXERCISE THERAPY.
Act of listening for sounds within the body.
Expenditure of energy during PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. Intensity of exertion may be measured by rate of OXYGEN CONSUMPTION; HEAT produced, or HEART RATE. Perceived exertion, a psychological measure of exertion, is included.
Diseases of the muscles and their associated ligaments and other connective tissue and of the bones and cartilage viewed collectively.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.
X-ray visualization of the chest and organs of the thoracic cavity. It is not restricted to visualization of the lungs.
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.
Instructional materials used in teaching.
Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Harmful and painful condition caused by overuse or overexertion of some part of the musculoskeletal system, often resulting from work-related physical activities. It is characterized by inflammation, pain, or dysfunction of the involved joints, bones, ligaments, and nerves.
Diagnostic procedures, such as laboratory tests and x-rays, routinely performed on all individuals or specified categories of individuals in a specified situation, e.g., patients being admitted to the hospital. These include routine tests administered to neonates.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
Part of the body in humans and primates where the arms connect to the trunk. The shoulder has five joints; ACROMIOCLAVICULAR joint, CORACOCLAVICULAR joint, GLENOHUMERAL joint, scapulathoracic joint, and STERNOCLAVICULAR joint.
Forcible or traumatic tear or break of an organ or other soft part of the body.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.
The visualization of deep structures of the body by recording the reflections or echoes of ultrasonic pulses directed into the tissues. Use of ultrasound for imaging or diagnostic purposes employs frequencies ranging from 1.6 to 10 megahertz.
The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.
Sensation of discomfort, distress, or agony in the abdominal region.
Penetrating wounds caused by a pointed object.
The period of medical education in a medical school. In the United States it follows the baccalaureate degree and precedes the granting of the M.D.
The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, or eating.
Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
Disease involving a spinal nerve root (see SPINAL NERVE ROOTS) which may result from compression related to INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; SPINAL CORD INJURIES; SPINAL DISEASES; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations include radicular pain, weakness, and sensory loss referable to structures innervated by the involved nerve root.
Unilateral or bilateral pain of the shoulder. It is often caused by physical activities such as work or sports participation, but may also be pathologic in origin.
Act of listening for sounds within the heart.
Pain in the joint.
Mapping of the linear order of genes on a chromosome with units indicating their distances by using methods other than genetic recombination. These methods include nucleotide sequencing, overlapping deletions in polytene chromosomes, and electron micrography of heteroduplex DNA. (From King & Stansfield, A Dictionary of Genetics, 5th ed)
The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.
Removal and pathologic examination of specimens in the form of small pieces of tissue from the living body.
Determination of the degree of a physical, mental, or emotional handicap. The diagnosis is applied to legal qualification for benefits and income under disability insurance and to eligibility for Social Security and workmen's compensation benefits.
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
Enlargement of the liver.
Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
A cutaneous pouch of skin containing the testicles and spermatic cords.
Radiographic examination of the breast.
An infant during the first month after birth.
A vague complaint of debility, fatigue, or exhaustion attributable to weakness of various muscles. The weakness can be characterized as subacute or chronic, often progressive, and is a manifestation of many muscle and neuromuscular diseases. (From Wyngaarden et al., Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p2251)
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
General or unspecified injuries involving organs in the abdominal cavity.
General or unspecified injuries to the neck. It includes injuries to the skin, muscles, and other soft tissues of the neck.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
Usual level of physical activity that is less than 30 minutes of moderate-intensity activity on most days of the week.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
Any visual display of structural or functional patterns of organs or tissues for diagnostic evaluation. It includes measuring physiologic and metabolic responses to physical and chemical stimuli, as well as ultramicroscopy.
Entrapment of the MEDIAN NERVE in the carpal tunnel, which is formed by the flexor retinaculum and the CARPAL BONES. This syndrome may be associated with repetitive occupational trauma (CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDERS); wrist injuries; AMYLOID NEUROPATHIES; rheumatoid arthritis (see ARTHRITIS, RHEUMATOID); ACROMEGALY; PREGNANCY; and other conditions. Symptoms include burning pain and paresthesias involving the ventral surface of the hand and fingers which may radiate proximally. Impairment of sensation in the distribution of the median nerve and thenar muscle atrophy may occur. (Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1995, Ch51, p45)
Heart sounds caused by vibrations resulting from the flow of blood through the heart. Heart murmurs can be examined by HEART AUSCULTATION, and analyzed by their intensity (6 grades), duration, timing (systolic, diastolic, or continuous), location, transmission, and quality (musical, vibratory, blowing, etc).
Inflammation or irritation of a bursa, the fibrous sac that acts as a cushion between moving structures of bones, muscles, tendons or skin.
Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
An activity in which the body advances at a slow to moderate pace by moving the feet in a coordinated fashion. This includes recreational walking, walking for fitness, and competitive race-walking.
Act of striking a part with short, sharp blows as an aid in diagnosing the condition beneath the sound obtained.
Diseases of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). This term does not include diseases of wild dogs, WOLVES; FOXES; and other Canidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
The failure by the observer to measure or identify a phenomenon accurately, which results in an error. Sources for this may be due to the observer's missing an abnormality, or to faulty technique resulting in incorrect test measurement, or to misinterpretation of the data. Two varieties are inter-observer variation (the amount observers vary from one another when reporting on the same material) and intra-observer variation (the amount one observer varies between observations when reporting more than once on the same material).
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to the nutritional status of a human population within a given geographic area. Data from these surveys are used in preparing NUTRITION ASSESSMENTS.
The articulation between the head of the HUMERUS and the glenoid cavity of the SCAPULA.
Clinical syndrome describing overuse tendon injuries characterized by a combination of PAIN, diffuse or localized swelling, and impaired performance. Distinguishing tendinosis from tendinitis is clinically difficult and can be made only after histopathological examination.
A regimen or plan of physical activities designed and prescribed for specific therapeutic goals. Its purpose is to restore normal musculoskeletal function or to reduce pain caused by diseases or injuries.
Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
Text editing and storage functions using computer software.
Incorrect diagnoses after clinical examination or technical diagnostic procedures.
Wounds caused by objects penetrating the skin.
A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.
Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Persons trained in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY to make use of PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES to prevent, correct, and alleviate movement dysfunction.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.
Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Injuries caused by impact with a blunt object where there is no penetration of the skin.
Absent or reduced sensitivity to cutaneous stimulation.
The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.
The determination of the nature of a disease or condition, or the distinguishing of one disease or condition from another. Assessment may be made through physical examination, laboratory tests, or the likes. Computerized programs may be used to enhance the decision-making process.
A characteristic symptom complex.
Recording of the moment-to-moment electromotive forces of the HEART as projected onto various sites on the body's surface, delineated as a scalar function of time. The recording is monitored by a tracing on slow moving chart paper or by observing it on a cardioscope, which is a CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY.
Instruments intended to detect and study sound produced by the heart, lungs, or other parts of the body. (from UMDNS, 1999)
The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.
The part of a human or animal body connecting the HEAD to the rest of the body.
Pain in the pelvic region of genital and non-genital origin and of organic or psychogenic etiology. Frequent causes of pain are distension or contraction of hollow viscera, rapid stretching of the capsule of a solid organ, chemical irritation, tissue ischemia, and neuritis secondary to inflammatory, neoplastic, or fibrotic processes in adjacent organs. (Kase, Weingold & Gershenson: Principles and Practice of Clinical Gynecology, 2d ed, pp479-508)
Incision into the side of the abdomen between the ribs and pelvis.
The condition of an anatomical structure's being constricted beyond normal dimensions.
A graphic device used in decision analysis, series of decision options are represented as branches (hierarchical).
Activity engaged in for pleasure.
Techniques used to carry out clinical investigative procedures in the diagnosis and therapy of disease.
The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.
The rear surface of an upright primate from the shoulders to the hip, or the dorsal surface of tetrapods.
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
UTERINE BLEEDING from a GESTATION of less than 20 weeks without any CERVICAL DILATATION. It is characterized by vaginal bleeding, lower back discomfort, or midline pelvic cramping and a risk factor for MISCARRIAGE.
VERTEBRAE in the region of the lower BACK below the THORACIC VERTEBRAE and above the SACRAL VERTEBRAE.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
A clinical syndrome with acute abdominal pain that is severe, localized, and rapid in onset. Acute abdomen may be caused by a variety of disorders, injuries, or diseases.
Use of ultrasound for imaging the breast. The most frequent application is the diagnosis of neoplasms of the female breast.
Discomfort or more intense forms of pain that are localized to the cervical region. This term generally refers to pain in the posterior or lateral regions of the neck.
Harm or hurt to the ankle or ankle joint usually inflicted by an external source.
A condition characterized by the dilated tortuous veins of the SPERMATIC CORD with a marked left-sided predominance. Adverse effect on male fertility occurs when varicocele leads to an increased scrotal (and testicular) temperature and reduced testicular volume.
A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)
A synovial hinge connection formed between the bones of the FEMUR; TIBIA; and PATELLA.
The time span between the beginning of physical activity by an individual and the termination because of exhaustion.
A medical specialty concerned with the use of physical agents, mechanical apparatus, and manipulation in rehabilitating physically diseased or injured patients.
A benign tumor resulting from a congenital malformation of the lymphatic system. Lymphangioendothelioma is a type of lymphangioma in which endothelial cells are the dominant component.
The technique that deals with the measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human or other primate body.
Removal and examination of tissue obtained through a transdermal needle inserted into the specific region, organ, or tissue being analyzed.
The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.
A medical discipline that is based on the philosophy that all body systems are interrelated and dependent upon one another for good health. This philosophy, developed in 1874 by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, recognizes the concept of "wellness" and the importance of treating illness within the context of the whole body. Special attention is placed on the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.
A collective term for muscle and ligament injuries without dislocation or fracture. A sprain is a joint injury in which some of the fibers of a supporting ligament are ruptured but the continuity of the ligament remains intact. A strain is an overstretching or overexertion of some part of the musculature.
Mechanical compression of nerves or nerve roots from internal or external causes. These may result in a conduction block to nerve impulses (due to MYELIN SHEATH dysfunction) or axonal loss. The nerve and nerve sheath injuries may be caused by ISCHEMIA; INFLAMMATION; or a direct mechanical effect.
Ultrasonic recording of the size, motion, and composition of the heart and surrounding tissues. The standard approach is transthoracic.
Subjective cutaneous sensations (e.g., cold, warmth, tingling, pressure, etc.) that are experienced spontaneously in the absence of stimulation.
Method for obtaining information through verbal responses, written or oral, from subjects.
Compression of the rotator cuff tendons and subacromial bursa between the humeral head and structures that make up the coracoacromial arch and the humeral tuberosities. This condition is associated with subacromial bursitis and rotator cuff (largely supraspinatus) and bicipital tendon inflammation, with or without degenerative changes in the tendon. Pain that is most severe when the arm is abducted in an arc between 40 and 120 degrees, sometimes associated with tears in the rotator cuff, is the chief symptom. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Syndromes and Eponymic Diseases, 2d ed)
A condition characterized by pain radiating from the back into the buttock and posterior/lateral aspects of the leg. Sciatica may be a manifestation of SCIATIC NEUROPATHY; RADICULOPATHY (involving the SPINAL NERVE ROOTS; L4, L5, S1, or S2, often associated with INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT); or lesions of the CAUDA EQUINA.
Disease involving the ULNAR NERVE from its origin in the BRACHIAL PLEXUS to its termination in the hand. Clinical manifestations may include PARESIS or PARALYSIS of wrist flexion, finger flexion, thumb adduction, finger abduction, and finger adduction. Sensation over the medial palm, fifth finger, and ulnar aspect of the ring finger may also be impaired. Common sites of injury include the AXILLA, cubital tunnel at the ELBOW, and Guyon's canal at the wrist. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1995, Ch51 pp43-5)
Methods, procedures, and tests performed to diagnose disease, disordered function, or disability.
Studies determining the effectiveness or value of processes, personnel, and equipment, or the material on conducting such studies. For drugs and devices, CLINICAL TRIALS AS TOPIC; DRUG EVALUATION; and DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL are available.
Pressure, burning, or numbness in the chest.
Qualitative and quantitative measurement of MOVEMENT patterns.
The amount of force generated by MUSCLE CONTRACTION. Muscle strength can be measured during isometric, isotonic, or isokinetic contraction, either manually or using a device such as a MUSCLE STRENGTH DYNAMOMETER.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.
Either of a pair of tubular structures formed by DUCTUS DEFERENS; ARTERIES; VEINS; LYMPHATIC VESSELS; and nerves. The spermatic cord extends from the deep inguinal ring through the INGUINAL CANAL to the TESTIS in the SCROTUM.
Surgical shunt allowing direct passage of blood from an artery to a vein. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The region of the lower limb in animals, extending from the gluteal region to the FOOT, and including the BUTTOCKS; HIP; and LEG.
Muscular pain in numerous body regions that can be reproduced by pressure on TRIGGER POINTS, localized hardenings in skeletal muscle tissue. Pain is referred to a location distant from the trigger points. A prime example is the TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME.
Pathological processes involving the male reproductive tract (GENITALIA, MALE).
Endoscopic examination, therapy and surgery of the joint.
Radiography of blood vessels after injection of a contrast medium.
Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.
A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
The structuring of the environment to permit or promote specific patterns of behavior.
Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the THORAX; LUMBOSACRAL REGION; or the adjacent regions.
Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.
The symptom of PAIN in the cranial region. It may be an isolated benign occurrence or manifestation of a wide variety of HEADACHE DISORDERS.
The state of weariness following a period of exertion, mental or physical, characterized by a decreased capacity for work and reduced efficiency to respond to stimuli.
Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.
Radiographic visualization of the body between the thorax and the pelvis, i.e., within the peritoneal cavity.
Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of diseases or dysfunction of the urinary tract or its organs or demonstration of its physiological processes.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
Pathological conditions involving the HEART including its structural and functional abnormalities.
The twisting of the SPERMATIC CORD due to an anatomical abnormality that left the TESTIS mobile and dangling in the SCROTUM. The initial effect of testicular torsion is obstruction of venous return. Depending on the duration and degree of cord rotation, testicular symptoms range from EDEMA to interrupted arterial flow and testicular pain. If blood flow to testis is absent for 4 to 6 h, SPERMATOGENESIS may be permanently lost.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
Unanticipated information discovered in the course of testing or medical care. Used in discussions of information that may have social or psychological consequences, such as when it is learned that a child's biological father is someone other than the putative father, or that a person tested for one disease or disorder has, or is at risk for, something else.
Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect, with the superposition of flow information as colors on a gray scale in a real-time image. This type of ultrasonography is well-suited to identifying the location of high-velocity flow (such as in a stenosis) or of mapping the extent of flow in a certain region.
Appraisal of one's own personal qualities or traits.
Sexual maltreatment of the child or minor.
Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
A chronic inflammatory process that affects the AORTA and its primary branches, such as the brachiocephalic artery (BRACHIOCEPHALIC TRUNK) and CAROTID ARTERIES. It results in progressive arterial stenosis, occlusion, and aneurysm formation. The pulse in the arm is hard to detect. Patients with aortitis syndrome often exhibit retinopathy.
The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.

Traumatic vasospastic disease in chain-saw operators. (1/2189)

Raynaud's phenomenon is commonly induced in chain-saw operators by vibration; the hand guiding the tool is the more severely affected. The condition tends to persist after use of the chain-saw is stopped but compensation is rarely sought. Among 17 cases of Raynaud's phenomenon in lumberjacks the condition was found to be related to use of the chain-saw in 14, 10 of whom had to give up their work in colder weather because the disease was so disabling. Two criteria essential to establish the condition as vibration-induced Raynaud's phenomenon are the presence of symptoms for at least 2 years and a history of at least 1 year's constant use of the chain-saw. Careful physical examination and simple tests of vascular function will provide objective evidence of permanent damage by which the patients may be classified and compensated.  (+info)

Contact dermatitis in Alstroemeria workers. (2/2189)

Hand dermatitis is common in workers in the horticultural industry. This study determined the prevalence of hand dermatitis in workers of Alstroemeria cultivation, investigated how many workers had been sensitized by tulipalin A (the allergen in Alstroemeria) and took stock of a wide range of determinants of hand dermatitis. The 12-month period prevalence of major hand dermatitis amounted to 29.5% whereas 7.4% had minor dermatitis. Of these workers, 52.1% were sensitized for tulipalin A. Several personal and work-related determinants played a role in the multifactorial aetiology of hand dermatitis. Factors which showed a significant relationship with major hand dermatitis were: female sex, atopic dermatitis, chapped hands and the frequency of washing hands. It may be concluded that the Alstroemeria workers are a population at risk of developing contact dermatitis and it might be useful to carry out an educational campaign to lower the high prevalence.  (+info)

Respiratory symptoms among glass bottle workers--cough and airways irritancy syndrome? (3/2189)

Glass bottle workers have been shown to experience an excess of respiratory symptoms. This work describes in detail the symptoms reported by a cohort of 69 symptomatic glass bottle workers. Symptoms, employment history and clinical investigations including radiology, spirometry and serial peak expiratory flow rate records were retrospectively analyzed from clinical records. The results showed a consistent syndrome of work-related eye, nose and throat irritation followed after a variable period by shortness of breath. The latent interval between starting work and first developing symptoms was typically 4 years (median = 4 yrs; range = 0-28). The interval preceding the development of dysponea was longer and much more variable (median = 16 yrs; range = 3-40). Spirometry was not markedly abnormal in the group but 57% of workers had abnormal serial peak expiratory flow rate charts. Workers in this industry experience upper and lower respiratory tract symptoms consistent with irritant exposure. The long-term functional significance of these symptoms should be formally investigated.  (+info)

The Sock Test for evaluating activity limitation in patients with musculoskeletal pain. (4/2189)

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Assessment within rehabilitation often must reflect patients' perceived functional problems and provide information on whether these problems are caused by impairments of the musculoskeletal system. Such capabilities were examined in a new functional test, the Sock Test, simulating the activity of putting on a sock. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Intertester reliability was examined in 21 patients. Concurrent validity, responsiveness, and predictive validity were examined in a sample of 337 patients and in subgroups of this sample. RESULTS: Intertester reliability was acceptable. Sock Test scores were related to concurrent reports of activity limitation in dressing activities. Scores also reflected questionnaire-derived reports of problems in a broad range of activities of daily living and pain and were responsive to change over time. Increases in age and body mass index increased the likelihood of Sock Test scores indicating activity limitation. Pretest scores were predictive of perceived difficulties in dressing activities after 1 year. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION: Sock Test scores reflect perceived activity limitations and restrictions of the musculoskeletal system.  (+info)

Special medical examination program reform proposal in Korea. (5/2189)

We are at a time when reform in the special medical examination program in keeping with the changing times is desperately needed because the common perception of workers, employers, and medical examination facilities is "special medical examination is merely ritualistic and unproductive." Therefore, we have tried to set forth the basic structure for reforming the special medical examination program by taking a close look at the management status of the current program and analyzing its problems. The specifics of the special medical examination program reform proposal consist of three parts such as the types, health evaluation based on occupational medicine, and the interval, subject selection, items and procedure. Pre-placement medical examination and non-periodic medical examinations-as-necessary are introduced newly. Health evaluation based on occupational medicine consists of classification of health status, evaluation of work suitability, and post-examination measure. Details regarding the medical examination interval, subject selection, items and procedure were changed.  (+info)

Should a history section be included on the National Youth Sports Program preparticipation physical examination? (6/2189)

The National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) is an annual event sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association that provides structured sports and enrichment programs to youth of low socioeconomic status. As part of the program, youths undergo a free medical examination that uses a physical examination checklist but does not include a section on medical history. To determine what additional information a medical history would provide, a history form was used in conjunction with the regular preparticipation examination for participants in the 1996 NYSP at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. The history form provided information such as family history of sudden death, personal history of asthma or bone injury, and whether participants took medications or used corrective lenses. Seventy-nine percent of the completed history forms documented a positive response to at least one question. Of these, only 5% had physical findings on examination. Conversely, 15% of participants had physical findings that were not reported on the history form. Because much of what is discovered by a medical history often is not found on physical examination and because history information can be used to prevent the occurrence of an accident or illness, this study suggests that the use of such a form is beneficial in providing a more comprehensive screening.  (+info)

American Society of Clinical Oncology 1998 update of recommended breast cancer surveillance guidelines. (7/2189)

OBJECTIVE: To determine an effective, evidence-based, postoperative surveillance strategy for the detection and treatment of recurrent breast cancer. Tests are recommended only if they have an impact on the outcomes specified by American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for clinical practice guidelines. POTENTIAL INTERVENTION: All tests described in the literature for postoperative monitoring were considered. In addition, the data were critically evaluated to determine the optimal frequency of monitoring. OUTCOME: Outcomes of interest include overall and disease-free survival, quality of life, toxicity reduction, and secondarily cost-effectiveness. EVIDENCE: A search was performed to determine all relevant articles published over the past 20 years on the efficacy of surveillance testing for breast cancer recurrence. These publications comprised both retrospective and prospective studies. VALUES: Levels of evidence and guideline grades were rated by a standard process. More weight was given to studies that tested a hypothesis directly relating testing to one of the primary outcomes in a randomized design. BENEFITS, HARMS, AND COSTS: The possible consequences of false-positive and -negative tests were considered in evaluating a preference for one of two tests providing similar information. Cost alone was not a determining factor. RECOMMENDATIONS: The attached guidelines and text summarize the updated recommendations of the ASCO breast cancer expert panel. Data are sufficient to recommend monthly breast self-examination, annual mammography of the preserved and contralateral breast, and a careful history and physical examination every 3 to 6 months for 3 years, then every 6 to 12 months for 2 years, then annually. Data are not sufficient to recommend routine bone scans, chest radiographs, hematologic blood counts, tumor markers (carcinoembryonic antigen, cancer antigen [CA] 15-5, and CA 27.29), liver ultrasonograms, or computed tomography scans. VALIDATION: The recommendations of the breast cancer expert panel were evaluated and supported by the ASCO Health Services Research Committee reviewers and the ASCO Board of Directors.  (+info)

An analysis of digital rectal examination and serum-prostate-specific antigen in the early detection of prostate cancer in general practice. (8/2189)

BACKGROUND: Prostate cancer is now the commonest cancer in men and the second commonest cause of death from cancer. However, general-practice-based research on prostate cancer remains scanty. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to examine the acceptability of digital rectal examination (DRE) and serum-prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in the early detection of prostate cancer in a general practice setting. Another aim was to ascertain the incidence of prostate cancer among 50-79-year-old men in the solo practice. METHODS: We conducted an opportunistic, prospective, population-based study involving men with no prior, proven history of prostate cancer. RESULTS: A total of 211 (87.6%) out of 241 targeted patients agreed to take part in the study. Abnormal DREs were found in 9%, while 9.5% of PSA tests were found to be abnormal. One or both tests were abnormal in 29 patients-13.7% of the study population. Eleven biopsies were performed during the study, with cancer detected in three (27.3%)-1.4% of the total population. Eighteen patients were not biopsied either on clinical grounds or by personal choice. CONCLUSIONS: The incidence of abnormal DRE and PSA tests was lower than that detected in previous hospital or specialist-based studies. Both tests were found to be highly acceptable to the population studied. Not all patients with abnormal early detection tests need necessarily proceed to further invasive investigations.  (+info)

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STUDY OBJECTIVE--To examine the impact of a comprehensive periodic health examination programme on health care utilisation and costs in a working population. DESIGN--A cohort method was used to observe the trends in health care utilisation and costs for a group of local government employees from 1 February 1986 until 31 January 1992, during which time (in 1988) a comprehensive periodic health examination programme had been introduced. Health care utilisation was measured by a claim rate per employee (number of claims in a year divided by number of employees) and a utilisation rate per 100 employees (number of employees who submitted at least one claim in a year divided by number of employees x 100). Health care costs were measured by claim costs per employee (total cost of claims divided by number of employees). National and prefectural changes in per capita health care costs were used for the adjustment of claim costs. Internal comparisons were made in relation to the intensiveness of the ...
Bleeding and bruising are common symptoms in the primary care setting. The patient history can help determine whether the bruising or bleeding is abnormal. The International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis has developed a bleeding assessment tool that can be used to indicate possible pathology. A family history of bleeding problems may suggest a hereditary coagulation defect. Such a history is especially important in children who may not have experienced a major bleeding episode. Medication review can identify pharmacologic causes of the bleeding or bruising. Physical examination findings such as mucocutaneous bleeding suggest that the underlying condition is caused by platelet dysfunction, whereas hemarthroses or hematomas are more common in coagulopathy. If the history and physical examination findings suggest a bleeding diathesis, initial laboratory testing includes a complete blood count, peripheral blood smear, prothrombin time (PT), and partial thromboplastin time (PTT). A normal PT and PTT
Additional clinical signs may result from the underlying condition that is causing the PU/PD. For example, pets with kidney disease may vomit, lose weight, or stop eating in addition to exhibiting PU/PD. Unless directed by your veterinarian, you should never limit your pets access to water.. How Are Polyuria and Polydipsia Diagnosed?. A medical history and physical examination findings can provide valuable information for your veterinarian. The medical history may include trying to determine how long the problem has been going on and whether any other signs of illness have been observed. Physical examination findings may reveal evidence of underlying illness. For example, a female dog with a uterine infection may have a vaginal discharge, and a cat with thyroid disease may have an increased heart rate and weight loss.. Your veterinarian may recommend a urinalysis, serum chemistry profile, complete blood count, or other initial diagnostic tests to begin looking into the cause of your pets ...
Normal systolic (SBP) and diastolic (DBP) blood pressure is defined as ,95th percentile for the childs age, gender, and height percentile.1 Stage 1 hypertension (HTN) is SBP and/or DBP ≥95th percentile but ,99th percentile+5 mm Hg; Stage 2 HTN is SBP and/or DBP ,99th percentile +5 mm Hg. It is important to measure BP by auscultation with a cuff that covers ≥80% of the midarm circumference; a smaller cuff can result in artificially high readings.1 Ambulatory BP monitoring demonstrates that daytime SBP, DBP, and mean arterial BP increase significantly with increasing BMI.25 Although the pathophysiology of HTN in children with obesity is not fully understood,26 hyperinsulinemia, adipokine activation, perinephric fat effects on the kidney and cytokine action on the vascular endothelium, and cortisol and nitric oxide levels are contributory.27-29. Diagnosing and managing HTN quickly and effectively may affect long-term morbidity. Increased BMI in childhood predicts arterial stiffening in ...
Background: Little is known about using the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) in physical diagnosis courses. The purpose of this study was to describe student performance on an OSCE in a physical diagnosis course. Methods: Cross-sectional study at Harvard Medical School, 1997-1999, for 489 second-year students. Results: Average total OSCE score was 57% (range 39-75%). Among clinical skills, students scored highest on patient interaction (72%), followed by examination technique (65%), abnormality identification (62%), history-taking (60%), patient presentation (60%), physical examination knowledge (47%), and differential diagnosis (40%) (p , .0001). Among 16 OSCE stations, scores ranged from 70% for arthritis to 29% for calf pain (p , .0001). Teaching sites accounted for larger adjusted differences in station scores, up to 28%, than in skill scores (9%) (p , .0001). Conclusions: Students scored higher on interpersonal and technical skills than on interpretive or integrative skills. ...
MED 361 General Medicine (4.5 cr.) Theory (3.0 Cr.). Introduction; Terminology; Techniques/methods (general and special) of clinical examination of animals; Clinical findings; Interpretation of significant clinical findings for diagnosis; Physical examination findings of clinical specimens; Diagnosis; Prognosis, Clinical advice; Treatment; Principles of selection of drugs and determination of dose, route, frequency and duration of treatment; General systemic states.. Practical (1.5 Cr.). Animal restraint; Demonstration of general (including modified forms) and special physical examination techniques; Handling of clinical cases; Filling up of clinical investigation record forms; Clinical specimens; Methods of administration of drugs; Demonstration of drugs, dispensing and prescription writing.. MED 401 Farm Animal Medicine (4.5 cr.) Theory (3.0 Cr.). Etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical findings, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and control of specific infectious diseases (caused by ...
Physical examination findings in enteroviral disease vary greatly depending on the type of illness and etiologic agent, as follows: Nonspecific febrile illness: Physical findings are those of general... more
Diagnosis. The diagnosis of vestibular disease involves a physical examination and a neurologic examination (specific physical examination tests used to assess the patients nerve and brain function). Your veterinarian will likely examine the ear canal to see if there is evidence of an infection or tumor. X-rays of the skull may also show tumors or evidence of fluid or inflammation in the middle or inner ear.. Some veterinarians have access to sophisticated equipment for computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which can provide detailed images of the brain and inner ear. If this equipment is not available, diagnosis is based largely on clinical signs and physical examination findings.. Treatment. The goal of treatment is to address the underlying problem and keep the animal as comfortable as possible until recovery is adequate. If the patient is suffering from an ear infection, the infection should be treated. Sometimes, a course of antibiotics is given. Other treatments ...
In summary, bedside airway examination tests for detecting a difficult airway are intended as screening tests and are expected to miss only very few patients with a potential problem. They are recommended in airway management guidelines around the world, but we have found that they often fail to meet their goal and that most are little better than simply flipping a coin to decide if the patient has a difficult airway. On the other hand, the tests were consistently better at showing that a patient did not have a difficult airway when there really did not have one, but this is of little relevance in this context. In conclusion, therefore, standard bedside airway examination tests for difficult airways in patients with no apparent airway abnormalities do not appear to be good screening tests, and we urge great caution in their use and interpretation.. Monaz: If youd like to look in more depth at the results of the tests individually and collectively, the full Cochrane Review is available online at ...
The degree of interobserver agreement was highly variable for different physical examination findings. The most valuable examination maneuvers in detecting pneumonia were unilateral rales and rales in the lateral decubitus position. The traditional chest physical examination is not sufficiently accu …
To differentiate the causes of bleeding disorders requires a basic understanding of the hemostatic process and the proper interpretation of history, physical examination, and laboratory tests. A brief overview of the hemostatic process is presented. Tables and flow charts are provided to assist in developing a sound clinical approach to the bleeding patient through the proper assessment of history, physical examination findings, and laboratory tests. Categories of inherited and acquired bleeding disorders are briefly presented.
Findings on general physical examination are normal in many cases. No physical findings are pathognomonic for LGS. Nevertheless, the general physical examination can help identify specific etiologies ... more
Other Course Information A. Objectives 1. Perform comprehensive, problem focused, and interval health histories across the lifespan using various data collection techniques and instruments related to history taking. 2. Complete systematic and organized comprehensive, problem focused, and interval physical examinations that are based upon and pertinent to the health history findings. 3. Present the health history and physical examination findings in both written and oral forms. 4. Identify a list of present and potential health problems (differential diagnoses) through the analysis of symptoms and the synthesis of data gleaned from the health history and physical examination. 5. Integrate the use of common laboratory/diagnostic tests in advanced practice. 6. Examine the holistic patient perspective as a foundational construct of advanced practice nursing. 7. Integrate the psychosocial, genetic/genomic, emotional, ethnic, cultural, and spiritual dimensions of health and illness into patient ...
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Background: Physical examination tests of the shoulder (PETS) are clinical examination maneuvers designed to aid the assessment of shoulder complaints. Despite more than 180 PETS described in the literature, evidence of their validity and usefulness in diagnosing the shoulder is questioned. Methods: This meta-analysis aims to use diagnostic odds ratio (DOR) to evaluate how much PETS shift overall probability and to rank the test performance of single PETS in order to aid the clinicians choice of which tests to use. This study adheres to the principles outlined in the Cochrane guidelines and the PRISMA statement. A fixed effect model was used to assess the overall diagnostic validity of PETS by pooling DOR for different PETS with similar biomechanical rationale when possible. Single PETS were assessed and ranked by DOR. Clinical performance was assessed by sensitivity, specificity, accuracy and likelihood ratio. Results: Six thousand nine-hundred abstracts and 202 full-text articles were ...
Your companion will then undergo a preliminary examination. After this, the attending surgeon will review history and physical examination findings with you and formulate a plan for further diagnosis.. For example, if radiography or ultrasound examinations are necessary, mild sedation may be required and imaging will be performed within 3-4 hours. You will be invited to return to review the results of these and other tests, and to discuss options for medical or surgical management.. In general, more invasive diagnostic procedures such as biopsy and advanced imaging are scheduled on the following day. If no further diagnosis is required, then surgery is usually performed on the day after initial consultation.. As you will understand, patients with life threatening conditions in need of immediate surgical care will take priority and this can delay your consultation. We ask for your patience and promise that we will strive to make your visit a helpful and satisfying experience.. ...
The student(s) will then inquire about your pets history and perform a physical examination of your pet. This experience is invaluable to the education and development of our students, and we appreciate your patience and understanding in allowing these future veterinarians to interact with you and your pet.. The student(s) will then excuse themselves and consult with either a cardiology resident or cardiologist on service regarding their recorded history, physical examination findings, and recommendations for case management. A cardiologist or cardiology resident will then accompany the student(s) back to your examination room and, after introducing themselves, will examine your pet and discuss their initial findings and recommendations for management of your pets case.. In most cases, you will be asked to leave your pet in the care of the student(s) after this initial examination so that we may begin appropriate diagnostic testing, which commonly includes: electrocardiography, ...
Preoperative testing (e.g., chest radiography, electrocardiography, laboratory testing, urinalysis) is often performed before surgical procedures. These investigations can be helpful to stratify risk, direct anesthetic choices, and guide postoperative management, but often are obtained because of protocol rather than medical necessity. The decision to order preoperative tests should be guided by the patients clinical history, comorbidities, and physical examination findings. Patients with signs or symptoms of active cardiovascular disease should be evaluated with appropriate testing, regardless of their preoperative status. Electrocardiography is recommended for patients undergoing high-risk surgery and those undergoing intermediate-risk surgery who have additional risk factors. Patients undergoing low-risk surgery do not require electrocardiography. Chest radiography is reasonable for patients at risk of postoperative pulmonary complications if the results would change perioperative management.
Symptoms of liver disease are commonly nonspecific and can be gastrointestinal (vomiting, diarrhoea, anorexia), urinary (PU/PD, problems due to urate urolithiasis), haematological (pallor, icterus), and/or neurological (behaviour change, ataxia, seizure). Physical examination findings differ widely and may include hepatomegaly, ascites, abdominal pain, weight loss, fever and abnormal neurological test results. Hepatobiliary and vascular disorders can originate primarily from the liver, but can also be secondary to multiple extrahepatic disorders, such as gastrointestinal, haematological and circulatory diseases, endocrinopathies, neoplasia and systemic infections (including sepsis). Drugs and toxins can also cause primary and secondary liver problems.. Many biochemical tests are available to evaluate the livers anabolic and/or catabolic function and hepatic circulation. These include measurement of serum bile acid concentrations, plasma ammonia concentration and bile pigment (bilirubin) ...
1. The patient is a 25-year-old female who presents because her dentist noted prolonged bleeding after extraction of two wisdom teeth. The patient has a history of menorrhagia and notes that her mother had the same problem. Physical examination findings are unremarkable except for some bruising in her lower extremities, which the patient explains are due to my usual clumsiness. She denies any easy bleeding in the past. CBC is normal. Which of the following results would you expect to see?. a. Increased prothrombin time (PT). b. Increased activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT). c. Increased bleeding time. d. Decreased factor IX assay. Answer: c. Explanation: This patient has the classic history for von Willebrand disease, which would result in an increased bleeding time with normal PT and aPTT.. ...
As radiologists, we depend heavily on imaging as our primary diagnostic tool. We have thus come to believe that what we see with imaging is objective truth: only what we see is real; what we do not see does not exist. Most radiologists have little direct patient contact, so there is a tendency to discount or ignore the patients history and physical examination findings. These aspects of diagnosis, which are dependent upon patient responses, are considered to be too subjective.. Is there any facet of radiology that has led to more controversy than diskography, an examination dependent more on a patients responses than on imaging? Some radiologists feel there is no scientific basis for diskography, because it relies heavily on a patients subjective responses. Others further complain that not enough reproducible studies have been performed to assure scientific credibility.. Radiologists may find it hard to believe that what we see is not always clinically significant, and what we cannot see may ...
The focus of this section will be on anemia related to factors other than traumatic anemia which is covered in Chapter 57. The prehospital provider will often encounter symptomatic anemia which may be at the root of activating the 9-1-1 system though not as obvious as a 9-1-1 call for clinical bleeding. The chief complaint with symptomatic anemia is more likely to be related to the ramifications of decreased oxygen-carrying capacity than the knowledge that the RBC volume is compromised. The physical examination findings are well known to the reader as are the general principles of management. The question is what parts of the standard emergency department schema are applicable to the prehospital environment and how much of it is truly needed? We will divide the discussion into three sections. The first two sections will relate to insufficient RBC production or excessive RBC destruction with the third focusing on acute blood loss other than from traumatic causes. ...
JNJ-38877605 is a new drug being developed for the treatment of cancer. It is an inhibitor of mesenchymal epithelial transition (Met) kinase, a substance identified in many cancers. This is the first study in which JNJ-38877605 will be administered in man. This research study is being carried out to determine the highest dose of JNJ-38877605 that patients with advanced or refractory solid tumors can tolerate. The study will also test the safety of JNJ-38877605. Safety evaluations will include an assessment of adverse events, clinical laboratory data, electrocardiograms, vital signs measurements, physical examination findings, and Eastern Oncology Cooperative Group (ECOG) performance status. In some patients the effect of food on how the drug is absorbed will also be studied. Throughout the study, treatment will be given in cycles which will be 21 days long and the study drug will be taken once a day. The number of cycles will depend on the effects the drug has on the patient and whether the ...
Learn Pediatrics: Approach to the Comatose Child. http://learn.pediatrics.ubc.ca/body-systems/nervous-syste/approach-to-the-comatose-child/. Nicely structured and practical approach. Definitions of various stats of comatose child. Questions to ask on history, differential diagnosis of comatose child, physical examination findings and management ...
Dr. Lipkin responded: It depends. There are dozens of reasons for any one blood test to be above or below the normal value. Blood test need to be interpreted in light of the patients symptoms and physical examination findings. If unsure why a blood test falls outside of the normal range ask your doctor.
We evaluated the relation between PSI, A-DROP, CURB-65, CRB-65, and SOAR indices and investigate the importance of these indices in the follow up of hospitalized patients with community acquired pneumonia(CAP).. Patients hospitalized in Celal Bayar University Chest Disease Clinic between January 2009 and January 2012 due to CAP were included to the study.Socio-demographic findings,symptoms,comorbidities,habits,history,physical examination findings,laboratory and radiological findings,pneumonia severity groups,treatment result,duration of hospitalization,and cost of disease treatment of patients were obtained from Pneumonia Data Baseprepared by Turkish Thoracic Society Respiratory Infections Scientific Assembly.Indices above were calculated for each patient.. 70 patients were included to study.There were 49 male(70%) and mean age was 63,07±18,08 years.Mean duration of hospitalization was 10,08±5,64 days.57 patients(81,4%) were totally cured after one month follow up. Indices mentioned above ...
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May 2nd, 2011 // 2:46 pm @ jmpickett AUSTIN, TEXAS, May 2 /PRNewswire/ - Affinium Pharmaceuticals announced today the results of a new multiple ascending dose Phase I study of its novel, selective-spectrum, anti-staphylococcal agent, AFN-1252 in a novel oral formulation.. The study examined the tolerability, safety and pharmacokinetics of immediate release tablets of AFN-1252. Cohorts of healthy volunteers were dosed 200mg, 300mg, and 400 mg of AFN-1252 once daily for 10 days.. The pharmacokinetic results indicate that doses of either 300 mg, and 400mg, once daily or 200 mg twice daily, met or exceeded exposures necessary for the treatment of serious staphylococcal infections. Most importantly, and as in all previous Phase 1 trials, AFN-1252 showed a very favorable safety profile for all doses studied with no treatment-related trends in clinical laboratory results including biochemistry and hematology, vital sign measurements, 12 lead ECG results, or physical examination findings. Adverse events ...
Nine dogs were diagnosed with cranial mediastinal carcinomas. Based on histological and immunohistochemical analysis, four dogs were diagnosed with ectopic follicular cell thyroid carcinomas, one dog with ectopic medullary cell thyroid carcinoma, two dogs with neuroendocrine carcinomas and two dogs with anaplastic carcinomas. Clinical signs and physical examination findings were associated with a ...
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Nine dogs were diagnosed with cranial mediastinal carcinomas. Based on histological and immunohistochemical analysis, four dogs were diagnosed with ectopic follicular cell thyroid carcinomas, one dog with ectopic medullary cell thyroid carcinoma, two dogs with neuroendocrine carcinomas and two dogs with anaplastic carcinomas. Clinical signs and physical examination findings were associated with a ...
Nobody likes getting a physical exam, but physicals are crucial to maintaining our health. A physical can not only ensure that you are healthy, but identify early signs of diseases before they become severe problems. Annual physical exams are available in Tarrant County, TX.
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A complete physical exam is an important part of newborn care. Each body system is carefully checked for signs of health and normal function. The healthcare provider also looks for any signs of illness or birth defects. Physical exam of a newborn often includes assessment of the following:. ...
By Donald Berwick, M.D., Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services If youre new to Medicare, take charge of your health and wellness with a thorough physical exam. Getting an in-depth physical exam is a smart and easy way for you and your doctor to set a starting point for your personalized health care. Its…
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All enrolled students are required to have on file in the STA Health Office a physical examination that was completed within the last three years. Physical examinations are required for both enrollment (physical education and high school Military/Leadership classes) and participation in Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) or Catholic Athletic Association (CAA) athletics/activities. Our school nurse will notify families when a students physical examination will need to be updated.. EVERY THREE YEARS: Physical Exam or send one from your doctor to nurse Lucy Poole at [email protected] ...
We thank Gowda et al and Yudkowsky for engaging with us in a dialogue about the optimal approach to teaching and assessing the physical exam. It is clear we all agree that the physical exam requires renewed focus and curriculum development, and we hope this discussion contributes to returning the physical exam to a place of prominence in the clinical realm. We appreciate the opportunity to reply to their comments.. First, we continue to assert that the Core + Clusters approach is unlikely to significantly decrease the cognitive load of learning the physical exam. Gowda et al write that they envision a limited set of clusters, and yet, since the clusters are still in development, the number and scope of necessary clusters is still unknown. We believe the list will turn out to be quite extensive. Also, we do not advocate the performance of unnecessary physical exam maneuvers, but we feel that the head-to-toe is a prudent approach to assessing patients with vague and/or numerous symptoms. ...
Flexor tenosynovitis is the infection of a digits flexor tendon sheath and is considered an orthopedic emergency. Clinical diagnosis of this condition is made using the four cardinal Kanavels signs: tenderness along the flexor tendon sheath, flexion of the finger, pain with passive extension, and fusiform swelling [1]. Studies have shown that the sensitivity of the Kanavel signs ranges from 91.4% to 97.1% and specificity ranges from 51.3% to 69.2% [2]. As diagnosis is primarily made through history and physical examination findings, a misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis can have negative consequences including but not limited to: worsened range of motion owing to adhesions, tendon necrosis and rupture, deformity, and loss of limb [1].. POCUS can be used as a helpful adjunct to history and physical examination findings as shown by two large studies [3, 7], one case series [4] and several case reports [1, 8, 9]. One large study examining 57 cases of early flexor tenosynovitis found that ultrasound ...
If the trauma patient is conscious and able to cooperate, a brief history may elicit additional risk factors for a difficult airway including obstructive sleep apnea, arthritis, head and neck cancer or radiation, or any difficulty with previous airway interventions. In addition, history of difficult prehospital airway interventions should be a cue that the current emergency department airway management will be challenging. While traditional difficult airway scoring systems such as the Mallampati and LEMON scores are not applicable in trauma patients due to the emergent nature of the airway intervention, several physical examination findings may be useful to determine increasing difficulty with airway management. Keeping in mind that the vast majority of trauma patients will have limited neck mobility due to cervical spine immobilization and cervical collar, additional physical examination findings that portend a difficult airway include presence of a beard or facial hair, obesity, and evidence ...
Adrenocortical insufficiency can result from the following causes: idiopathic adrenal atrophy, immune-mediated adrenocortical destruction, glucocorticoid administration, o,p-DDD treatment, hemorrhage or infarction, mycotic or other granulomatous disease, neoplastic involvement, surgical adrenalectomy, and anterior pituitary gland insufficiency. Typical primary Addisons disease and atypical Addisons disease will be discussed first. Secondary Addisons and iatrogenic hypoadrenocorticism will be covered at the end of this paper.. History, Physical Examination Findings and Diagnosis. The dog with typical Addisons disease commonly presents with an acute or a chronic history. The acute presentation is heralded by a rather sudden onset of mental dullness, muscle weakness, vomiting, and eventually collapse. The physical examination findings include mental depression, weak pulses, bradycardia, and varying degrees of dehydration. Oliguria can also occur. The typical clinicopathologic findings include ...
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Breast self-examination (BSE) is a patient-centred, inexpensive and noninvasive method of screening for breast cancer. In North America most women are aware of BSE, and about one-third perform the examination regularly.1 The majority of primary care physicians report either teaching BSE to their patients or referring them to other health care providers for teaching.2,3,4 Physicians value BSE and want training on how to teach it.2 In fact, a survey of family physicians found that physicians rated BSE as a more effective screening tool than clinical breast examination.3 Over the last 30 years BSE has been recommended by leading cancer organizations, such as the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society.. A 1987 systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force found insufficient evidence to recommend BSE as a breast cancer screening tool.1 The Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination (now the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care) came to a similar ...
Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis helps you choose the diagnostic approaches that have been proven most effective! Dr. Steven McGee puts the most current evidence at your fingertips, equipping you to easily select the best test for diagnosing a given condition and understand the diagnostic significance and accuracy of your findings. A remarkably easy-to-reference organization makes it simple to find the answers you need. Quickly review the history, pathogenesis, examination technique, and interpretation of physical findings for all areas of the body thanks to a very reader-friendly outline format, including more than 90 EBM boxes and accompanying EBM ruler illustrations. Get expert advice from Dr. Steven McGee, an internationally respected authority in physical examination and assessment, pain management, and education in general internal medicine. See exactly which studies document the significance of various findings thanks to thousands of up-to-date references. Apply the latest knowledge on hot
Primary care providers (PCPs) are evaluating increasing numbers of concussions, but it is unknown how often they are documenting concussion-specific history and physical examination findings vital for this process. This study reviews clinical documentation to determine how PCPs are evaluating concussed patients. PCPs often did not document important aspects of concussion history, including dizziness (48%), nausea (48%), vision changes (54%), cognitive complaints (54%), emotional changes (83%), sleep difficulties (84%), and neck pain (87%). Additionally, they often did not document important aspects of a concussion physical examination, including detailed neurologic examination (73%), clinical cognitive assessment (87%), balance testing (59%), and neck evaluation (54%). Omitting these parts of the history and physical examination could result in a premature return to play. ...
Primary care providers (PCPs) are evaluating increasing numbers of concussions, but it is unknown how often they are documenting concussion-specific history and physical examination findings vital for this process. This study reviews clinical documentation to determine how PCPs are evaluating concussed patients. PCPs often did not document important aspects of concussion history, including dizziness (48%), nausea (48%), vision changes (54%), cognitive complaints (54%), emotional changes (83%), sleep difficulties (84%), and neck pain (87%). Additionally, they often did not document important aspects of a concussion physical examination, including detailed neurologic examination (73%), clinical cognitive assessment (87%), balance testing (59%), and neck evaluation (54%). Omitting these parts of the history and physical examination could result in a premature return to play. ...
The rationale for breast examination during pregnancy is to determine whether any problems with breastfeeding can be anticipated and to use the opportunity for the healthcare provider and pregnant woman to discuss breastfeeding. Examination by a healthcare provider is recommended in some countries. Breast examination can also be performed by the pregnant woman herself. Furthermore, breast examination during pregnancy has been recommended as a screening method for breast cancer, although no evidence has been found to support breast examination by a doctor, nurse or the woman as a primary screening technique for breast cancer. A womans breasts are often tender and swollen during pregnancy. This makes examination difficult and potentially compounds a womans feelings of discomfort or vulnerability. Some women may find a clinical breast examination during pregnancy intrusive, and identification of flat or inverted nipples may actually act as a deterrent to breastfeeding. No randomised controlled ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Diagnosis and management of ectopic pregnancy using bedside transvaginal ultrasonography in the ED. T2 - a 2-year experience. AU - Adhikari, Srikar. AU - Blaivas, Michael. AU - Lyon, Matthew L. PY - 2007/7/1. Y1 - 2007/7/1. N2 - Objectives: The objective of this study was to describe diagnosis and management of ectopic pregnancy using bedside transvaginal ultrasound (US) in an established emergency US program. Methods: This was a retrospective study on patients presenting over a 2-year period performed at a level I urban academic emergency department (ED). The ED sees 78 000 patients annually and has a residency and active US program. Patients were eligible for inclusion if they were pregnant, seen in the ED for a first-trimester complication, and underwent a bedside emergency US suggesting an ectopic pregnancy. Emergency department US logs were reviewed for findings suggestive of ectopic pregnancy. Medical records were reviewed for history, physical examination findings, ...
Peter A. Huijbregts, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT. Abstract: This article describes the structure and function of the labral-bicipital complex. It also discusses incidence, classification, injury mechanisms, subjective and physical examination findings, and conservative treatment options for lesions to the labral-bicipital complex, also known as SLAP-lesions.. Key Words: Labrum, SLAP-Lesion, Structure, Function, Diagnosis, Treatmen. The glenoid labrum receives only scant attention in classic anatomy texts: Spalteholz and Spanner1 devote one line in their entire text to the labrum, describing it as a fibrocartilaginous structure reinforcing the glenoid cavity. Advances in arthroscopic surgery have, however, greatly increased our need for a more precise anatomic description. At the same time, these advances have enhanced our ability to diagnose, treat, and understand labral pathology2, including lesions to the superior labrum and the tendon of the long head of the biceps. This labral-bicipital-complex is ...
Caso 1: An Infant with Skeletal Abnormalities and Facial Dysmorphisms. Jieun Kwak Neoreviews Vol. 18 Nr. 3 Marzo 2017. A male infant is born at 29 5/7 weeks gestation via vaginal delivery to a 35-year-old gravida 2 para 1 mother with limited prenatal care. His mother initially presents at a referring hospital in preterm labor, where she is given a dose of betamethasone and then transferred. On admission, prenatal laboratory tests are performed. Labor is augmented due to a 7-cm dilation. The infants birth measurements are as follows: weight, 1.530 g (68th percentile); length, 35 cm (3rd percentile) and head circumference, 27.5 cm (45th percentile). His Apgar scores are 8 at 1 minute and 9 at 5 minutes. His physical examination findings are notable for musculoskeletal abnormalities, including limited extension at the elbows bilaterally and an internally rotated left shoulder. He is also noted to have slightly anteverted nares and a depressed nasal bridge. On abdominal examination, he has slight ...
Objectives: The aim of our study is to investigate the frequency of structural heart diseases in patients with Marfan syndrome (MS) and to reveal the importance of clinical follow-up in MS. Materials and methods: Study population consisted of 17 patients admitted to the Pediatric Cardiology department between January 2005 and March 2010 with the diagnosis of MS according to the Ghent criteria. Patients were evaluated for the eye, genetic and the cardiovascular system abnormalities. Physical examination findings, echocardiographic, and radiological examinations of the patients were evaluated retrospectively. Results: Of the 17 cases, 9 were girls and 8 were males, ages ranged from 1 month to 17 years (mean 9.7 years). There was a second degree of kinship between mothers and fathers in 5 patients. Respiratory distress, syncope, chest pain and palpitation were the most seen in the presentation complaint of the patients. Skeletal findings observed in 13 patients, 4 patients had subluxation of the ...
Despite many initial physical examination findings of musculoskeletal dysfunction, this case demonstrates the significance of visceral referred pain, viscerosomatic hyperalgesia & hypertonicity, and how these neurological processes can mimic mechanical pain syndromes. A clinical neurological discussion of cholecystitis visceral pain and referred viscerosomatic phenomena is included.. ...
This paper describes very rare chemical poisoning and characteristics of patients with acute endosulfan mass poisoning in a rural area of Turkey and our experiences of these patients. We included 41 patients who were treated in our hospital with the diagnosis of endosulfan poisoning. After the first vital intervention they were examined in terms of age, sex, symptoms and physical examination findings, laboratory results, treatment and outcome. Forty-one patients were admitted to the emergency department (ED) after triage. Nineteen (46.3%) of the patients were female, 22 (53.7%) were male. The mean age was 279 +/- 16.0 years (1-67 years). The mean time to the ED was 4.1 +/- 0.9 h (3-6.5 h). The most common symptoms were anxiety (976%), nausea (56.1%) and vomiting (48.8%). Tests of the blood samples obtained at the ED revealed leucocytosis (11070.6 +/- 4302.5/mu l), increased blood glucose, LDH, CK and CK-MB levels. Toxicological analysis of blood and urine samples revealed endosulfan as the ...
Renal cell carcinoma is infrequent in children; consequently it is important to communicate its diagnosis and follow up. The behaviour of this type of tumor is better characterized in adults and in this setting the treatment of choice is surgical resection. However, the place of chemo- and radiotherapy has not been well defined. Here, we present a 9-year-old boy with renal cell carcinoma demonstrating only hematuria without any pathological physical examination findings. The mass was described by abdominal ultrasonography and computed tomography in the left kidney. After the left nephroureterectomy, the patient was given no adjuvant therapy.
Xanthelasmas may be associated with primary biliary cirrhosis and familial hypercholesterolemia. Xanthelasmas are yellow plaques on the medial aspects of the eyelids and are commonly bilateral. Each lesion is filled with lipid-laden histiocytes. While xanthomas that appear on the eye are called xanthelasmas, those that appear on the Achilles are called tendinous xanthomas. Another example of physical examination findings that suggest hyperlipidemia are a corneal arcus, or lipid deposited in the cornea. Recall that in familial hypercholesterolemia, patients have elevated LDL due to a defective or absent LDL receptor. Heterozygotes have cholesterol in the range of 300 mg/DL, while homozygotes have levels above 700. These patients are at risk of severe atherosclerosis early in life ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Buzz in the axilla. T2 - A new physical sign in hemodialysis forearm graft evaluation. AU - Agarwal, Rajiv. AU - McDougal, Grant. PY - 2001/10. Y1 - 2001/10. N2 - The value of physical signs in predicting flow rates or polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) hemodialysis graft survival is not well known. Simultaneous physical examination and flow measurements were performed in 67 dialysis patients with PTFE grafts over a period of 1 month. Physical signs included the presence and location of a palpable thrill, location and auscultatory nature of the bruit, and presence or absence of a pulsation. Patients were followed up for 1 year to detect the time to failure defined by angioplasty, clotting, or surgical revision. There was a fair correlation between physical signs and graft flow rates. In a multivariate model, systolic blood pressure, location of the thrill, and patient age were the best predictors of graft flow. During follow-up, there were 68 graft failures (30 grafts, angioplasty ...
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Examples of high-risk clinical situations are 2 first-degree relatives with breast cancer, a history of lobular carcinoma in situ or a history of atypical hyperplasia. As the risk of breast cancer increases above 5% and the benefits outweigh the harms, a woman may choose to take tamoxifen. The duration of tamoxifen use in such situations is 5 years based on the results from trials of tamoxifen involving women with early breast cancer.. If a woman raises concerns or has already been evaluated and is calculated to be at high risk, then individuals experienced and skilled in counselling may discuss the potential benefits and harms of tamoxifen use. ...
A thorough physical examination is an important part of routine wellness care for all cats. Cats are very good at hiding their illnesses, so a physical examination may be the only way to determine if your cat is as healthy as he or she seems to be. Even if your cat seems fine and has no evidence of problems, routine physical examinations are important for establishing normal values for you cat. For example, subtle changes in weight may only be noticed by comparing your cats current weight with readings recorded during previous examinations.. Read More ...
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Continuous wave Doppler or Duplex ultrasound can provide essential information in many clinical presentations: when a patient complains of pain related to varicosities, when the physical examination reveals varicosities larger than 3 mm in diameter, when varicosities of any size extend into the groin or the popliteal fossa, and when a feeding vessel is sought for a focal area of grouped venulectases (1-2 mm).1 Guidelines for the use of this diagnostic aid to physical examination are listed in Table 8-1. Doppler examination may suggest the need for additional testing but is especially helpful as an inexpensive screening tool if a duplex ultrasound examination is not available as is currently the case in many developing nations. ...
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B-scan ultrasound is an invaluable tool for the differentiation of a wide range of ocular disorders. This course will discuss the diagnostic capabilities of both posterior segment B-Scan and UBM of the anterior segment when optimal examination techniques are utilized. The principles involved for thorough B-scan screening of the posterior segment will be reviewed in addition to case presentations illustrating the differentiation of pathology in the vitroues, retina, choroid, sclera and optic nerve as well as the use of diagnostic A-scan to aid in diagnoses. UBM examination techniques will also be reviewed followed by case presentations illustrating the differentiation of iris and ciliary body pathology in addition to techniques for sulcus-to-sulcus and angle measurements.. The course will conclude with a hand-on session of both posterior segment and UBM techniques on provided equipment from the following manufactures: Accutome, Ellex and ...
Covers what your doctor will ask and do to check for low back pain. Includes questions about your past health. Explains what is included in a physical exam. Looks at why it is done and possible results.
Covers what your doctor will ask and do to check for low back pain. Includes questions about your past health. Explains what is included in a physical exam. Looks at why it is done and possible results.
1. Wright AA, Wassinger CA, Frank M, Michener LA, Hegedus EJ. Diagnostic accuracy of scapular physical examination tests for shoulder disorders: a systematic review. Br J Sports Med 2012 [epub ahead of print].. 2. Hegedus EJ, Stern B, Reiman MP et al. A suggested model for physical examination and conservative treatment of Athletic Pubalgia. Physical Therapy in Sport 2012 [epub ahead of print]. 3. Hegedus EJ, Goode AP, Cook CEet al. Which physical examination tests provide clinicians with the most value when examining the shoulder? Update of a systematic review with meta-analysis of individual tests. Br J Sports Med 2012 Nov;46(14):964-78.. 4. Reiman MP, Goode AP, Hegedus EJ et al. Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests of the hip: a systematic review with meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med 2012 [epub ahead of print].. 5. Cook C, Mabry L, Reiman MP, Hegedus, EJ. Best tests/clinical findings for screening and diagnosis of patellofemoral pain syndrome: a systematic review. Physiotherapy ...
During a pelvic exam, your doctor visually and manually assesses your reproductive organs. A pelvic exam usually is done as part of a womans regular checkup, or your doctor may recommend a pelvic exam if youre having symptoms such as unusual vaginal discharge or pelvic pain.. A pelvic exam is a relatively short procedure. In the course of a pelvic exam, your doctor checks your vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, rectum and pelvis, including your ovaries, for masses, growths or other abnormalities. A Pap test, which screens for cervical cancer, may be performed during a pelvic exam.. You may need a pelvic exam to assess your gynecologic health. A pelvic exam often is part of a routine physical exam for women to find possible signs of a variety of disorders, such as ovarian cysts, sexually transmitted infections, uterine fibroids or early-stage cancer. Your doctor can recommend how frequently you need to be examined, but many women have a pelvic exam once a year.. To diagnose a medical condition. ...
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History and physical examination[edit]. The history of the individual's atrial fibrillation episodes is probably the most ... Examination of the jugular veins may reveal elevated pressure (jugular venous distention). Examination of the lungs may reveal ... Diagnostic investigation of AF typically includes a complete history and physical examination, ECG, transthoracic ... It is not uncommon for a person to first become aware of AF from a routine physical examination or ECG, as it often does not ...
Physical examination[edit]. A physical examination is performed to look for typical signs of pulmonary hypertension (described ... "Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Clinical Presentation: History, Physical Examination, Complications". emedicine.medscape.com. ... the specific associated condition is then determined based on the physical examination, medical/family history and further ... especially during physical activity.[29][30][20] During the end-systolic volume phase of the cardiac cycle, the Gaussian ...
Physical examination[edit]. The straight leg raise may be positive, as this finding has low specificity; however, it has high ... Diagnosis is made by a practitioner based on the history, symptoms, and physical examination. At some point in the evaluation, ... Waddell G, McCulloch JA, Kummel E, Venner RM (1980). "Nonorganic physical signs in low-back pain". Spine. 5 (2): 117-25. doi: ... Physical therapy, to address mechanical factors, and may include modalities to temporarily relieve pain (i.e. traction, ...
A physical examination, medical examination, or clinical examination (more popularly known as a check-up) is the process by ... Routine physicals[edit]. Routine physicals are physical examinations performed on asymptomatic patients for medical screening ... Physical examinations are performed in most healthcare encounters. For example, a physical examination is performed when a ... Executive physicals Physical Exam in NYC. *^ Brink, Susan (18 February 2008). "$2,000 physicals for busy execs". Los Angeles ...
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Physical examination[edit]. After noting symptoms, a physician can perform clinical tests to determine if the pain is caused by ... An examination of factors affecting healing". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 68 (6): 847-61. PMID 3755440.. ... If physical therapy does not resolve the symptoms, or in cases of a locked knee, then surgical intervention may be required. ... If the tear is not serious, physical therapy, compression, elevation and icing the knee can heal the meniscus.[15] More serious ...
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"OPETA: Neurologic Examination". Online physical exam teaching assistant. The UF College of Medicine Harrell Center. Archived ... Schmitz TJ, O'Sullivan SB (2007). "Examination of Coordination". Physical rehabilitation. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis. pp. 193-225 ... Physicians can find evidence of sensory ataxia during physical examination by having patients stand with their feet together ... Once the physical therapist determines that the individual is able to safely perform parts of the program independently, it is ...
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Physical examination; determining specific remedial activity; characteristic deformities; preoperative exercises; general ... Surgery and Physical Medicine), Diagnostic, surgical, nursing, and physical medicine techniques and practices (41 min; color). ... Case history of 23-year-old girl suffering from physical disorders without physical cause; treatment by psychiatrist ... effect of physical decay and biological elimination on dosage rate; concept of biological half-life and effective half-life ( ...
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"Physical examination of the shoulder". UpToDate. Retrieved 19 April 2017. (Subscription required (help)).. ... Examination[edit]. The Gerber Lift-off test is the established clinical test for examination of the subscapularis.[2] The bear ... And it really turned out to ease a detailed examination of the muscle which just abuts to the scapula. However, the so ... The following sectional planes are defined for the sonographic examination of the different shoulder joint structures:[7] ...
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Sawyer S (November 2011). Pediatric Physical Examination & Health Assessment. Jones & Bartlett Publishers. pp. 555-556. ISBN ... A narrative in the Christian Gospel of Luke makes a brief mention of the circumcision of Jesus, but the subject of physical ... The teaching that physical circumcision was unnecessary for membership in a divine covenant was instrumental in the separation ... Paul the Apostle reinterpreted circumcision as a spiritual concept, arguing the physical one to be no longer necessary. ...
History, physical examination, and treatment". Rheumatic Diseases Clinics of North America. 22 (3): 477-98. doi:10.1016/S0889- ... "Physical Therapy. 96 (1): 9-25. doi:10.2522/ptj.20140548. ISSN 0031-9023. PMC 4706597. PMID 26294683.. ... "Physical Therapy. 96 (1): 9-25. doi:10.2522/ptj.20140548. ISSN 0031-9023. PMC 4706597. PMID 26294683.. ... Physiotherapy (physical therapy) is sometimes used as an adjuvant to other methods of treatment in TMD.[75] There are many ...
As part of the clinical assessment process, psychiatrists may employ a mental status examination; a physical examination; brain ... Psychiatrists are medical doctors and evaluate patients to determine whether their symptoms are the result of a physical ... psychiatrists are eligible to take a specialty board examination to become board-certified. The total amount of time required ... illness, a combination of physical and mental ailments or strictly mental issues. A psychiatrist usually works within a multi- ...
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At that time, physical examination techniques were in their infancy. Auscultation (listening to the chest with a stethoscope) ... Any further physical examination was unnecessary.[18](p. 74) William Heberden (1710-1801), of angina pectoris (chest pain ... To arrive at a diagnosis, physical examination itself was seen as less important than hearing the patient's story. Thus, ... Indeed, data exchange serves as latter day equivalent of a third party physical examination in such instances. Technology ...
Jarvis C (2007). Physical examination & health assessment. St. Louis, Mo: Elsevier Saunders. pp. 180-192. ISBN 9781455728107. ... Physical pain is an important political topic in relation to various issues, including pain management policy, drug control, ... "Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation" Archived 16 May 2008 at the Wayback Machine Human Rights Watch (2011). "Tens of Millions ... The presence of pain in an animal cannot be known for certain, but it can be inferred through physical and behavioral reactions ...
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See physical examination above. Human remains or certain items of religious or cultural sensitivity might need to be handled in ... Physical examination: A conservator conducts an assessment of the work to determine its current condition, future maintenance ... The physical condition of the work is so poor that restoration is not practicable or would compromise the work's integrity or ... In this case it is understood that the work will be subject to physical destruction over time. In this case, the work would be ...
A thorough physical examination; A minimum battery of laboratory screening tests, including complete blood count with leukocyte ... An examination of the CDC 1994 criteria applied to several hundred patients found that the diagnosis could be strengthened by ... January 1996). "An examination of the working case definition of chronic fatigue syndrome". Am. J. Med. 100 (1): 56-64. doi: ... and Role-Physical.[citation needed] The London criteria were designed for research purposes and used by AFME in all the studies ...
Meyer, Theresa (2001-11-30). Physical Therapist Examination Review. p. 368. ISBN 978-1-55642-588-2. Kalnicky, D.; Singhvi, R. ( ... Mandeville, C.; Fulbright, H. (1943). "The Energies of the γ-Rays from Sb122, Cd115, Ir192, Mn54, Zn65, and Co60". Physical ... ISBN 978-0-19-829104-6. Livingood, J.; Seaborg, Glenn T. (1938). "Long-Lived Radio Cobalt Isotopes". Physical Review. 53 (10): ... Wu, C. S. (1957). "Experimental Test of Parity Conservation in Beta Decay". Physical Review. 105 (4): 1413-1415. Bibcode: ...
Physical examinationEdit. Fundoscopy should always be performed in children with craniosynostosis.[44] It is used to find ... The three main elements of analysis include medical history, physical examination and radiographic analysis.[citation needed] ... Other parts of the physical examination include the measurement of the head circumference, the assessment of the skull ... These are the main reasons why fundoscopy should be performed during the physical examination of children with craniosynostosis ...
Adjuvants are chemicals added to enhance the performance or efficacy and/or alter the physical properties of the pesticidal ... FIFRA established a system of examination and certification both at the private level and at the commercial level for ...
It is recommended that all people with type 2 diabetes get regular eye examinations.[13] There is weak evidence suggesting that ... lack of physical activity, poor diet, stress, and urbanization.[10][32] Excess body fat is associated with 30% of cases in ... High levels of physical activity reduce the risk of diabetes by about 28%.[73] Evidence for the benefit of dietary changes ... Physical Activity and Metabolism, Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Council on Cardiovascular ...
After studying the physical environment of the planet Mars, they are now designing a suitable Martian community. ... Some magnet schools have a competitive entrance process, requiring an entrance examination, interview, or audition. Other ...
Mother Tongue is a compulsory subject at the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE), Singapore-Cambridge GCE Ordinary Level ... National Physical Fitness Award. *Singapore Youth Festival. *List of youth organisations. *Boys' Brigade ...
Medical/Physical Clearance - Candidates are required to pass a DoDMERB (Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board ... physical, and take the Candidate Fitness Assessment (CFA) to assess physical fitness. ... Meet the physical, security and character requirements necessary for appointment as midshipman in the U.S. Naval Reserve. ... It is a high-stress, intensive introduction to regimental life at the academy including physical training, history, customs and ...
An examination of the old documents of the Eonavian monastery of Oscos, written from the late 12th to early 14th century to ... The difference in the grammatical gender of a word may correspond to a real gender difference in the physical world "xuicioso ...
Post-mortem examination of AD patients have shown decreased levels of acetylcholinesterase. [11C]PMP is used to map the ... A further advantage of statistical image reconstruction techniques is that the physical effects that would need to be pre- ... April 2005). "Radiation exposure of patients undergoing whole-body dual-modality 18F-FDG PET/CT examinations". J. Nucl. Med. 46 ...
Corporal punishment is commonly used,[8] and torture and physical abuse are also thought to be widespread in the facilities.[26 ... Central Case Examination Group. *Civil Servant-Family Pair Up. *Great Cannon. *Grid-style social management ... The facilities have been widely criticized for the physical abuse that is said to go on within them. ...
7000-5600 BC: Examination and analysis of ancient pottery jars from the neolithic village of Jiahu in the Henan province of ... Long-term use can lead to alcohol abuse, cancer, physical dependence, and alcoholism. Consuming alcohol within weekly low-risk ...
The physical examination is the examination of the patient for medical signs of disease, which are objective and observable, in ... and a physical examination. Basic diagnostic medical devices (e.g. stethoscope, tongue depressor) are typically used. After ... Four actions are the basis of physical examination: inspection, palpation (feel), percussion (tap to determine resonance ... Anatomy is the study of the physical structure of organisms. In contrast to macroscopic or gross anatomy, cytology and ...
If a person with suspected PNES has an episode during a clinical examination, there are a number of signs that can be elicited ... One hypothesis is that they are a learned physical reaction or habit the body develops, similar to a reflex. The individual ... Additionally, in revision, the DSM-5 was updated to add emphasis to the positive physical signs inconsistent with recognized ... The etiology of FND was historically explained in the context of psychoanalytic theory as a physical manifestation of ...
The examination of preserved museum specimens has found Borrelia DNA in an infected Ixodes ricinus tick from Germany that dates ... Lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms, objective physical findings (such as erythema migrans (EM) rash, facial palsy, or ... Examination of a dog for ticks after being in a tick-infested area is an important precautionary measure to take in the ... People with Lyme arthritis should limit their level of physical activity to avoid damaging affected joints, and in case of ...
"Non-invasive physical treatments for chronic/recurrent headache". Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (3): CD001878. doi: ... Benedetti, Paul; MacPhail, Wayne (2002-01-01). Spin Doctors: The Chiropractic Industry Under Examination. Dundurn. p. 18. ISBN ... Biondi DM (June 2005). "Physical treatments for headache: a structured review". Headache. 45 (6): 738-46. doi:10.1111/j.1526- ... Upon graduation, there may be a requirement to pass national, state, or provincial board examinations before being licensed to ...
The radiation dose received from DEXA scans is very low, much lower than projection radiography examinations.[citation needed] ... If a physical marker is not included, the radiographer may add the correct side marker later as part of digital post-processing ... Radiographers perform these examinations, sometimes in conjunction with a radiologist (for instance, when a radiologist ...
Vermeir, K (Mar 2005). "The physical prophet and the powers of the imagination. Part II: a case-study on dowsing and the ... but a thoughtful re-examination of the data indicates that such an interpretation can only be regarded as the result of wishful ...
Diagnosis of a thyroglossal duct cyst requires a medical professional, and is usually done by a physical examination. It is ...
Therapeutic: physical therapy machines like continuous passive range of motion (CPM) machines ... examination gloves, and hand-held surgical instruments.[18] ... disorder or abnormal physical state, or its symptoms, in a ... diagnosis or prevention of a disease or abnormal physical condition. Health Canada reviews medical devices to assess their ... "Security Trade-offs in Cyber Physical Systems: A Case Study Survey on Implantable Medical Devices". IEEE Access. 4: 959-979. ...
... handling failure and pushing yourself to your physical limit in training) that pertain to their use at these times. Peter ... Retrieved from http://www.informaworld.com/index/934187662.pdf Crust, L (2008). "A review and conceptual re-examination of ...
traditionally, the digital rectal examination (DRE) was considered an essential part of the physical examination for all trauma ... Digital rectal examination (DRE; Latin: palpatio per anum, PPA) is an internal examination of the rectum, performed by a ... "Digital Rectal Examination". Healthline. 26 June 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2018.. *^ New York Magazine - Vol. 28, No. 11. " ... This examination may be used *for the diagnosis of prostatic disorders, benign prostatic hyperplasia and the four types of ...
History and physical examination are central to the diagnostic workup in nephrology. The history typically includes the present ... The physical examination typically includes an assessment of volume state, blood pressure, heart, lungs, peripheral arteries, ... Examination of the urine (urinalysis) allows a direct assessment for possible kidney problems, which may be suggested by ... If a physician passes the examination, then he or she can become a nephrology specialist. Typically, nephrologists also need ...
Saldías, F; Méndez, JI, Ramírez, D, Díaz, O (April 2007). "[Predictive value of history and physical examination for the ...
Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. Boston: Butterworths. pp. Ch 59. Bear, Mark (2007). Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain. ...
A restricted diet is often used by those who are overweight or obese, sometimes in combination with physical exercise, to ... the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Linked Mortality File". Int J Obes. 34 (6): 1044-1050. doi:10.1038/ ...
With causal closure, no physical event has a cause outside the physical domain, and with physical determinism, the future is ... Historically, most of the philosophical effort invested in resolving the dilemma has taken the form of close examination of ... Accounts of libertarianism subdivide into non-physical theories and physical or naturalistic theories. Non-physical theories ... "If the brain is nothing but a complex physical object whose states are as much governed by physical laws as any other physical ...
Quality of life and physical health[edit]. Patients of sex reassignment surgery may experience changes in their physical health ... "Psychosocial Adjustment to Sex Reassignment Surgery: A Qualitative Examination and Personal Experiences of Six Transsexual ... Several studies tried to measure the quality of life and self-perceive physical health using different scales. Overall, ... "Sexual and Physical Health After Sex Reassignment Surgery". Archives of Sexual Behavior. 34 (6): 679-690. doi:10.1007/s10508- ...
... without physical examination, all entries of khat",[112] based on section 801(a) (3) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic ... It may also be used by farmers and labourers for reducing physical fatigue or hunger, and by drivers and students for improving ... Khat was ranked 17th in dependence, 20th in physical harm, and 20th in social harm.[21] ...
Having obtained the MRCP examination, applying to become a Specialty Registrar (StR) in Dermatology and training for four years ... Some dermatopathologists qualify to sit for their examinations by completing a residency in dermatology and one in pathology. ... Passing the Specialty Certificate Examination (SCE) in Dermatology before the end of training ... Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). *Preventive medicine. *Psychiatry. *Radiation oncology. *Reproductive medicine ...
According to one New York Times article, "those less fortunate had to submit to physical inspections that required stripping ... Another change of the 1924 National Origins Act was to require immigrants to have a medical their examinations prior to ... The PHS doctors conducted the Line Inspection, the medical examination of arriving immigrants, and treated detained immigrants ...
Music interventions may have positive effects on psychological and physical outcomes in people with cancer.[51] A 2016 meta- ... and pass the Board Certification Examination in Music Therapy, administered through The Certification Board for Music ... Music therapists use ideas from different disciplines such as speech and language, physical therapy, medicine, nursing, and ... Music therapists use music and its many facets- physical, emotional, mental, social, aesthetic, and spiritual- to help clients ...
A physical examination, medical examination, or clinical examination (more popularly known as a check-up) is the process by ... Routine physicals[edit]. Routine physicals are physical examinations performed on asymptomatic patients for medical screening ... Physical examinations are performed in most healthcare encounters. For example, a physical examination is performed when a ... Executive physicals Physical Exam in NYC. *^ Brink, Susan (18 February 2008). "$2,000 physicals for busy execs". Los Angeles ...
In a physical examination, medical examination, or clinical examination, a medical practitioner examines a patient for any ... Physical examinations are performed in most healthcare encounters. For example, a physical examination is performed when a ... "The Physical Examination", Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations (3rd ed.), Butterworths, ISBN ... The routine physical, also known as general medical examination, periodic health evaluation, annual physical, comprehensive ...
Definition A physical examination is the evaluation of a body to determine its state of health. The techniques of inspection ... Physical examination. Definition. A physical examination is the evaluation of a body to determine its state of health. The ... Physical Examination. Definition. A physical examination is the evaluation of a body to determine its state of health. The ... Physical examination. Definition. A physical examination is the evaluation of a body to determine its state of health. The ...
Chapter 1 - General physical examination. In this chapter, we consider some aspects of the general physical examination that ... An efficient diagnostic approach utilizes historical data and information gathered from a basic screening physical examination ... Rectal and pelvic examinations are mandatory with new or recent onset of low back pain, or a significant change in character of ... Funduscopic examination can be very revealing. First of all, it may show whether visual abnormalities are due to refractive ...
... appropriate physical environment for the nurse and patient. They were both in a room by their self and she... ... Physical examination Essays. *. Patient Interview Appraisal Paper. 794 Words , 4 Pages. appropriate physical environment for ... In literature, characters develop and show physical and/or mental growth as the plot progresses. The authors of "Bangs," "On ... Malnutrition and unintentional weight loss contribute to a progressive decline in health, reduced physical and cognitive ...
... an examination, usually by a physician, of a persons body in order to determine his or her state of health or physical fitness ... physical examination in Medicine Expand. physical examination n. A medical examination to determine a persons health or ... physical examination. noun 1. (med) the process of examining the body by means of sight, touch, percussion, or auscultation to ... an examination, usually by a physician, of a persons body in order to determine his or her state of health or physical fitness ...
An annual wellness visit is not a physical, but it does include a review of your basic health measurements (e.g., height, ... En español , Medicare does not pay for the type of comprehensive exam that most people think of as a "physical." But it does ... The rest is a discussion of your own and your familys medical history, any physical or mental impairments, and risk factors ... If you ask for a "physical," Medicare will not cover it and youll be responsible for whatever the doctor charges. ...
Physical Examination. In patients with uncomplicated pertussis, physical examination findings contribute little to the ...
Eye involvement may be evident on examination; vision may be affected. Neurosarcoidosis may produce optic neuritis leading to ...
... describe what is included in the initial history and physical examination of patients potentially exposed to ethylene glycol, ... Physical Examination. A brief initial screening examination, including vital signs, mental status, and pupils, should be ... describe what is included in the initial history and physical examination of patients potentially exposed to ethylene glycol, ... A mental status examination includes evaluation of alertness, orientation, cognition, and short-term memory. Peripheral nerve ...
Physical Examination. The following physical findings may be noted:. * Glossitis suggests that the macrocytosis stems from ... A thorough examination of the patients medication regimen is also crucial in the workup of macrocytosis, because a variety of ...
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Technical Instructions for the Medical Examination of Aliens in the United States. ... Scope of the Examination. The purpose of the medical examination is to determine whether the alien has: 1) a physical or mental ... The physical examination is to include *a mental status examination that includes, at a minimum, assessment of intelligence, ... a physical examination that includes, at a minimum, examination of the eyes, ears, nose and throat, extremities, heart, lungs, ...
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  • Although annual medical examinations are a routine practice in several countries, unspecified [ clarification needed ] examinations are poorly supported by scientific evidence in the majority of the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because an actual diagnosis is not always the goal, non-veterinarians can develop the skill for examination simply with practice in learning to distinguish the normal from the abnormal. (petfinder.com)
  • Get hands-on practice with physical examination and assessment skills! (issuu.com)
  • As technology has gained ground in medicine and critics have called into question the diagnostic accuracy of physical examinations, what place does the practice of the physical exam have in today's clinic? (eurekalert.org)
  • At a time when contemporary clinical practice is grappling with the influx of emerging diagnostic technology, the physical exam is seen by many doctors as a grounding and centering element of the time-honored art of family medicine. (eurekalert.org)
  • Hence a cardiologist will not in routine practice undertake neurological parts of the examination other than noting that the patient is able to use all four limbs on entering the consultation room and during the consultation become aware of their hearing, eyesight and speech. (bionity.com)
  • In practice the Vital signs of Temperature examination , Pulse and Blood pressure are usually measured first. (bionity.com)
  • The routine physical is commonly performed in the United States and Japan, whereas the practice varies among South East Asia and mainland European countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • PURPOSE The increased availability of reliable diagnostic technologies has stimulated debate about the utility of physical examination in contemporary clinical practice. (annfammed.org)
  • Physical examination contributes to relationship-centered care in family practice. (annfammed.org)
  • The role of physical examination in contemporary medicine is debated 1 - 4 because clinical skills, like other aspects of practice, are being scrutinized for supporting evidence. (annfammed.org)
  • Critics draw attention to the low diagnostic accuracy of physical examination 4 and ask whether it is an outdated practice. (annfammed.org)
  • 8 - 10 This impasse calls for a deeper examination of how physical examination can contribute to family practice. (annfammed.org)
  • The debate about whether physical examination should be taught and how it can contribute to practice has taken place in the rational and objective territory of clinical decision making. (annfammed.org)
  • It is the practice of many physicians to obtain specialty retinal examination in any child when there is any suspicion of physical abuse, regardless of type. (aappublications.org)
  • 25 To avoid a missed diagnosis of AHT, some centers have adopted the practice of undertaking specialty retinal examination in any child when there is a suspicion of physical abuse, regardless of the type of abuse. (aappublications.org)
  • The invention is able to enhance efficiency during the Physical exam making the invention an essential component of the physician's practice workflow. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Discuss the legal and professional issues of autonomous practice as they apply to physical assessment. (cumbria.ac.uk)
  • Persons wishing to practice as qualified physical therapists must be licensed. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Further information about the curriculum for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, available programs of study, requirements for practice, and other relevant information can be obtained by contacting the American Physical Therapy Association, 1111 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314, telephone (703) 684-2782. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The practice of physical therapy includes the administration, interpretation, and evaluation of tests and measurements of bodily functions and structures and the planning, administration, evaluation, and modification of treatment and instruction, including the use of physical measures, activities, and devices, for preventive and therapeutic purposes. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Most physical examination tests could be referenced back to an original description, with variable information on the sensitivity and specificity along with other information about the validity of these tests in clinical practice. (nih.gov)
  • reflects the latest research and evidence-based practice to equip you with best practices for physical examination and health assessment. (elsevier.com)
  • This National Physical Therapy study guide includes practice test questions. (abebooks.com)
  • Not only does it provide a comprehensive guide to the National Physical Therapy Exam as a whole, it also provides practice test questions as well as detailed explanations of each answer. (abebooks.com)
  • National Physical Therapy practice test questions and much more. (abebooks.com)
  • The initial history and physical (H&P) examination is a critically important first step in the assessment of newly arrived refugees. (cdc.gov)
  • The first step in the examination of a newly arrived refugee is to obtain a detailed history, including any current symptoms, past medical problems, medications, allergies, social/family history, and a mental health assessment. (cdc.gov)
  • Corresponding to the chapters in Carolyn Jarvis' Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 7th Edition, this lab manual offers a variety of activities, exercises, and checklists to prepare you for the skills laboratory and clinical setting. (issuu.com)
  • A revised, practical workbook aligning with Jarvis's Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition. (elsevier.com)
  • Student Laboratory Manual - Jarvis's Physical Examination & Health Assessment Manual ANZ edition is equally useful as a health assessment study guide or as a tool in the clinical skills laboratory. (elsevier.com)
  • This edition adds 200 new tests, presents valuable clusters of tests, and contains two entirely new chapters: one on visceral assessment and medical screening, and another on temporomandibular examination. (ecampus.com)
  • An ideal pack for first year nursing students to gain an understanding of the fundamentals of nursing, and physical examination and health assessment tools and techniques. (elsevier.com)
  • Jarvis's Physical Examination & Health Assessment comprehensively addresses approaches to the context of health assessment in nursing, and key functional areas of health assessment and assessment tools and techniques. (elsevier.com)
  • This nursing studies course provides the learner with an overview of the vital role of the nursing professional in supporting both the Patient and Physician along with the procedures and techniques applied when performing the Physical Examination, the Physical Assessment, Specimen Collection and measurement of Patient Vital Signs to ensure accurate patient diagnosis and corresponding care plan. (alison.com)
  • Components of the physical assessment provides the learner with an overview of the assessment process which is based on subjective data from the patient's complaint and objective data resulting from tests carried out and observations made during the physical examination. (alison.com)
  • These measurements form the basis for other more in depth medical checks performed where necessary during the Physical Examination, Physical Assessment and additionally from Patient Specimens collected. (alison.com)
  • This finely crafted handbook provides a concise and engaging overview of pediatric physical assessment and examination. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • Men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are offered a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
  • Evidence of local arrangements to ensure that men with LUTS are offered a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
  • Proportion of men with LUTS who receive a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
  • Numerator - the number of men in the denominator who receive a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
  • Service providers ensure that systems are in place to provide a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, for men with LUTS, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
  • Healthcare professionals ensure that they offer men with LUTS a full physical examination, including a digital rectal examination, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
  • Men with LUTS are offered a full physical examination, which includes the healthcare professional feeling inside the rectum to check the prostate gland, as part of their initial assessment. (nice.org.uk)
  • NICE clinical guideline 97 recommends physical examination at initial assessment guided by urological symptoms and other medical conditions. (nice.org.uk)
  • Consultation models, Structured history taking skills, Communication strategies used to obtain a comprehensive health history, Anatomical landmarks and physiological principles when undertaking a physical assessment, System specific physical examination skills including Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Ear Nose and Throat, Musculoskeletal, Neurological and Abdominal. (cumbria.ac.uk)
  • Reinforce your understanding of essential examination and assessment skills and with this lab manual companion to Carolyn Jarvis' Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 6th Edition . (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Physical exam skills of medical trainees are declining, but most residencies do not offer systematic clinical skills teaching or assessment. (nih.gov)
  • This comprehensive student workbook is carefully prepared by Carolyn Jarvis to accompany the core text, Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 4th Edition. (textbooks.com)
  • A district shall provide the results of individual student performance on the physical fitness assessment to TEA . (tasb.org)
  • The results of individual student performance on the physical fitness assessment instrument are confidential and may be released only in accordance with state and federal law. (tasb.org)
  • Physical examination is also part of risk assessment. (dentalcare.com)
  • With an easy-to-follow approach and unmatched learning support, Jarvis's Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 8th Edition is the most authoritative, complete, and easily implemented solution for health assessment in nursing. (elsevier.ca)
  • This tightly integrated learning package continues to center on Carolyn Jarvis's trademark clear, logical, and holistic approach to physical examination and health assessment across the patient lifespan. (elsevier.ca)
  • It's packed with vivid illustrations, step-by-step guidance and evidence-based content to provide a complete approach to health assessment skills and physical examination. (elsevier.ca)
  • A clear, conversational, step-by-step, evidence-based approach to physical examination and health assessment of patients throughout the lifespan. (elsevier.ca)
  • The PE performed by three experienced physical therapists included: muscle assessment, function and special tests. (harvard.edu)
  • This routine physical exam usually includes the HEENT evaluation . (wikipedia.org)
  • The routine physical , also known as general medical examination , periodic health evaluation , annual physical , comprehensive medical exam , general health check , preventive health examination , medical check-up , or simply medical , is a physical examination performed on an asymptomatic patient for medical screening purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • A hasty physical exam might overlook an ear infection if the odor wasn't recognizable. (petfinder.com)
  • Medicare does not pay for the type of comprehensive exam that most people think of as a "physical. (aarp.org)
  • ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICAL EXAMINATION TESTS: AN EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH, 2/e presents complete explanations and photography visualizing all commonly used physical exam tests for all body regions, including both neurological screening tools and conventional tests. (ecampus.com)
  • Other: The President has not missed work due to illness since his last physical exam. (archives.gov)
  • A sports physical exam is a physical examination performed on athletes entering into a sport. (wikipedia.org)
  • HealthDay)-Ultrasound is effective for differentiating between the major types of arthritis when combined with a physical exam and patient history, according to a review recently published in The Open Medical Imaging Journal. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Authors identified and prioritized the key physical examination findings collectively, then performed a literature search from 1975 to present using 2 databases (PubMed and Cochrane) and structured MESH search terms ("condition"[tiab] AND "obesity" AND ["clinical exam" OR "exam findings] limited to studies published in English, and age 0 to 18 years. (aappublications.org)
  • Examination tables and Aids to Differential Diagnosis tables provide access to the physical exam in an easy-to-understand two-column format for each system exam. (elsevier.com)
  • Two-column Examination sections provide a convenient quick reference to key exam steps, along with expected and unexpected findings. (elsevier.com)
  • To assess knowledge of clinical signs and physical exam performance among incoming internal medicine residents. (nih.gov)
  • Overall, physical exam knowledge and performance of new residents were unsatisfactory. (nih.gov)
  • emphasize how to ensure patient safety during the physical exam and how to collaborate with other health professionals to promote optimal health. (elsevier.ca)
  • Mometrix's National Physical Therapy test study guide reviews the most important components of the National Physical Therapy exam. (abebooks.com)
  • The National Physical Therapy Exam is extremely challenging, and thorough test preparation is essential for success. (abebooks.com)
  • National Physical Therapy Exam Secrets Study Guide is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass the National Physical Therapy. (abebooks.com)
  • It's filled with the critical information you'll need in order to do well on the test: the concepts, procedures, principles, and vocabulary that the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) expects you to have mastered before sitting for the exam. (abebooks.com)
  • These sections are full of specific and detailed information that will be key to passing the National Physical Therapy Exam. (abebooks.com)
  • National Physical Therapy exam prep that will help you elevate your National Physical Therapy test score. (abebooks.com)
  • Together with the medical history, the physical examination aids in determining the correct diagnosis and devising the treatment plan. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Cochrane Collaboration meta-study found that routine annual physicals did not measurably reduce the risk of illness or death, and conversely, could lead to over-diagnosis and over-treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Together, the medical history and the physical examination help to determine a diagnosis and devise the treatment plan. (wikipedia.org)
  • In patients with uncomplicated pertussis, physical examination findings contribute little to the diagnosis. (medscape.com)
  • With the clues obtained during the history and physical examination the healthcare provider can now formulate a differential diagnosis , a list of potential causes of the symptoms. (bionity.com)
  • Your doctor will use the results of the examination, plus your medical history, to make a diagnosis. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • Whereas imaging is clearly important for correct diagnosis, false positives with MRI and MRI with arthrogram (MRA) are common, requiring providers to determine whether a distinct pathology is actually symptomatic, further relying on accurate and efficient physical examination. (bmj.com)
  • Much has been rewritten to reflect new thinking and new techniques.Talley, Nicholas J. is the author of 'Clinical Examination A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis', published 2002 under ISBN 9780632059713 and ISBN 0632059710. (valorebooks.com)
  • Role of proper physical examination in diagnosis of cutaneous manifestation (Erythema Nodosum) of primary tuberculosis. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • To identify the most useful clinical examination findings for the diagnosis of acute and subacute sinusitis. (annals.org)
  • Unfortunately, the history and physical examination results of a patient with hip pain are typically nonspecific, [ 3 ] reflecting the complex anatomy of the hip and pelvis and the overlapping organ systems that are included in the differential diagnosis. (chiro.org)
  • Additionally, there is limited information on objective clinical examination and imaging findings for the diagnosis of myofascial pain. (chiro.org)
  • [2] The general medical examination generally involves a medical history , a (brief or complete) physical examination and sometimes laboratory tests. (wikipedia.org)
  • A complete physical examination usually starts at the head and proceeds all the way to the toes. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A complete physical examination includes evaluation of general patient appearance and specific organ systems. (bionity.com)
  • A complete physical examination of the knee is always done for a knee complaint, whether the complaint is from a recent or sudden (acute) injury or from long-lasting or recurrent (chronic) symptoms. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • For the asymptomatic, nonpregnant adult of any age, no evidence supports the need for a complete physical examination as traditionally defined. (annals.org)
  • Although the other components of the complete physical examination may be important in establishing and maintaining the physician-patient relationship, they have not been shown to be effective screening maneuvers for asymptomatic disease. (annals.org)
  • A complete physical examination is an important part of newborn care. (nyhq.org)
  • Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Student Laboratory Manual for Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination. (researchandmarkets.com)
  • Corresponding to chapters in Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination, 9th Edition, this portable, full-color, richly illustrated guide prepares you for any clinical setting. (elsevier.com)
  • A physical examination , medical examination , or clinical examination (more popularly known as a check-up ) is the process by which a medical professional investigates the body of a patient for signs of disease . (wikipedia.org)
  • In a physical examination , medical examination , or clinical examination , a medical practitioner examines a patient for any possible medical signs or symptoms of a medical condition . (wikipedia.org)
  • Physical examination or clinical examination is the process by which a health care provider investigates the body of a patient for signs of disease. (bionity.com)
  • As a syndrome, AP is difficult to diagnose both with clinical examination and imaging. (nih.gov)
  • Discuss legal and ethical concepts as applied to the clinical examination of the new-born in accordance with statutory professional accountability. (dmu.ac.uk)
  • A random selection of 20 underwent a faculty-observed objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) using patients with abnormal physical findings. (nih.gov)
  • These diagnostic examinations usually focus on the patient's chief complaint. (wikipedia.org)
  • It generally consists of a series of questions about the patient's medical history followed by an examination based on the reported symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • A thorough examination of the patient's medication regimen is also crucial in the workup of macrocytosis, because a variety of medications may have an effect on the MCV. (medscape.com)
  • Critically, the physical examination must also include a determination of the patient's vital signs (Table 5). (dentalcare.com)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of anatomy and physiology in the examination of the neonate/infant applying clinical decision making and competence. (dmu.ac.uk)
  • More than 200 full-color illustrations of anatomy and physiology, examination procedures, and normal and abnormal findings offer a visual reference to performing exams and anticipated and unanticipated findings. (elsevier.com)
  • has been updated to vividly showcase anatomy and physiology, examination techniques, and abnormal findings. (elsevier.ca)
  • Have questions about the National Physical Therapy Examination? (apta.org)
  • Our original research into the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) and National Physical Therapy Assistant Examination (NPTAE), offered by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT), reveals the specific content areas and the essential skills that are critical for you to know on the NPTE & NPTAE. (abebooks.com)
  • Routine physicals are physical examinations performed on asymptomatic patients for medical screening purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • A small amount of low-quality evidence in medical research supports the idea that pre-employment physical examinations can actually reduce absences, workplace injuries, and occupational disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • General health checks, including physical examinations performed when the patient reported no health concerns, often include medical screening for common conditions, such as high blood pressure . (wikipedia.org)
  • If necessary, the patient may be sent to a medical specialist for further, more detailed examinations. (wikipedia.org)
  • A medical examination to determine a person's health or physical fitness, especially for a specified activity or service. (dictionary.com)
  • The rest is a discussion of your own and your family's medical history, any physical or mental impairments, and risk factors for diseases such as diabetes and depression. (aarp.org)
  • A thoughtful H&P can both assist in identifying disease and help refugees develop a sense of trust in our medical system and in the care being provided (e.g., in many cultures a clinical encounter is viewed as useless if a physical examination is not performed during the visit). (cdc.gov)
  • Given the complexity of the domestic medical screening visit, it is vital that clinicians set aside an adequate amount of time, create a trusting environment, and provide competent interpretation services to facilitate compassionate and culturally appropriate history acquisition and performance of the physical examination. (cdc.gov)
  • The medical examination is one means of evaluating the health of aliens applying for admission or adjustment of status as permanent residents in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • These instructions are for the use of civil surgeons and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials who are evaluating aliens applying for adjustment of status to permanent resident, as well as for any other alien required by DHS to have a medical examination. (cdc.gov)
  • This document supersedes the June 1985 Guidelines for Medical Examination of Aliens in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • or 2) a physical or mental disorder that, although does not constitute a specific excludable condition, represents a departure from normal health or well-being that is significant enough to possibly interfere with the person's ability to care for him- or herself, to attend school or work, or that may require extensive medical treatment or institutionalization in the future (Class B condition). (cdc.gov)
  • The responsibility of the civil surgeon is only to conduct the examination and testing required to determine the alien's status regarding Class A and Class B conditions and to complete the medical report form. (cdc.gov)
  • If the examination reveals an acute illness that makes it impossible to determine the alien's medical status regarding Class A or B conditions, the acute illness should be treated by a physician of the alien's choice, and the medical examination process completed when the alien has recovered. (cdc.gov)
  • If the alien needs further evaluation or treatment for conditions not relevant to the medical examination, the physician should advise the alien of this and should make recommendations for appropriate diagnostic evaluation and treatment. (cdc.gov)
  • books.google.com.au - Relied on by thousands of medical professionals, MOSBY'S PHYSICAL EXAMINATION HANDBOOK is a comprehensive, portable clinical reference for physical exams. (google.com.au)
  • Relied on by thousands of medical professionals, MOSBY'S PHYSICAL EXAMINATION HANDBOOK is a comprehensive, portable clinical reference for physical exams. (google.com.au)
  • One central element of the IDEFICS and I.Family studies was the physical examination of the child including anthropometric measurements, blood pressure, heel ultrasonography and medical history. (springer.com)
  • A McMurray test may be done if your doctor suspects a problem with the menisci based on your medical history and the above examinations. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • Dr. Kenneth Cooper performed the President s previous medical examination at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas, Texas in June 2000, as he has since 1989. (archives.gov)
  • This examination allows the physician to review the athlete's medical condition, including prescribed medications and their potential side effects. (aafp.org)
  • Charting examples show how to record physical findings in the medical record. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • Abdominal Physical Signs and Medical Eponyms: Part III. (nih.gov)
  • Here are all the sections that might be included in a History and Physical Examination Report that you will come across as a medical transcriptionist, and some examples of how they are commonly formatted. (dummies.com)
  • The discussion that follows is intended to be an exhaustive historical and medical review of the physical death ofJesus Christ. (apologeticspress.org)
  • The party requesting the examination must disclosea detailed written report of the examiner within the shorter of 60 days afterthe examination or 7 days prior to the close of fact discovery, setting out theexaminer?s findings, including results of all tests performed, diagnoses, and othermatters that would routinely be included in an examination record generated bya medical professional. (utcourts.gov)
  • To investigate physical and mental health support empha- sizing "positive health," we used the Total Health Index (THI) survey with the purpose of elucidat- ing the association between medical examination data and perceived health. (scirp.org)
  • The results suggested that age and abnormal medical examination data are associated with physical and mental complaints. (scirp.org)
  • Moreover, the process of providing health support to resolve problems or establish countermeasures for enhancing the health of each individual worker through the association between the objective medical examination data and subjective physical and mental complaints has also yet to be investigated. (scirp.org)
  • However, no studies have examined the association of the THI with medical examination data. (scirp.org)
  • In years that a physical examination is not required, the student shall complete a medical appraisal form. (tasb.org)
  • To qualify for licensure they must pass a state licensure examination. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Our comprehensive study guide for the Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant Licensure Examination is written by our NPTE & NPTAE experts, who painstakingly researched the topics and the concepts that you need to know to do your best on the Physical Therapist (PT) and Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Examination. (abebooks.com)
  • 4 Therefore, these athletes must undergo a neck examination performed by a physician, and radiographs of the cervical spine in full extension and flexion must be obtained and evaluated. (aafp.org)
  • 4. Physical Examination of the Cervical Spine and Temporomandibular Joint. (whsmith.co.uk)
  • A complete knee examination is always done for a knee complaint. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • Your examination may also include other tests to assess the degree of the injury and to identify damage to other parts of the knee. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • But the results of a knee examination vary depending on whether the examination is for a sudden injury to the knee or for long-term symptoms and also depending on how long it has been since the injury occurred. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • With the exception of the knee MRI, all tests were performed to establish a baseline for the President s tenure and as screening (c.f. diagnostic) examinations. (archives.gov)
  • Two orthopaedic surgeons (a fellow and a senior surgeon) evaluated the instability of the knee under anaesthesia: physical examinations were the anterior draw test (AD), Lachman test (LT), and pivot shift test (PT). (springer.com)
  • Lubowitz JH, Bernardini BJ, Reid JB 3rd (2008) Current concepts review: comprehensive physical examination for instability of the knee. (springer.com)
  • 7. Physical Examination of the Knee. (whsmith.co.uk)
  • Physical examination of the knee: a review of the original test description and scientific validity of common orthopedic tests. (nih.gov)
  • To present the original descriptions of common orthopedic physical examination maneuvers of the knee and then to review the literature to support the scientific validity of these tests. (nih.gov)
  • MEDLINE (1970-2000) searches were performed, as were reviews of various musculoskeletal examination textbooks that describe physical examination maneuvers of the knee. (nih.gov)
  • In addition, the significance of a physical examination finding must be understood to ensure that patients with knee complaints are accurately diagnosed and properly treated. (nih.gov)
  • Background: Many physical examination (PE) maneuvers exist to assess knee function, none of which are specific to knee osteoarthritis (KOA). (harvard.edu)
  • Does Medicare pay for a yearly physical examination? (aarp.org)
  • Physicals should be performed yearly and often for adolescents before entrance into sports. (chw.org)
  • Men older than 60 years of age should have a yearly examination of the abdomen for the presence of aortic aneurysm. (annals.org)
  • It may be a systems approach, grouping together examination parameters relating to respiratory, circulatory, musculoskeletal, nervous systems, etc., or a " head to tail" approach, which is easier and most common. (petfinder.com)
  • Physical examinations are performed in most healthcare encounters. (wikipedia.org)
  • When offering a digital rectal examination, healthcare professionals should provide information about the examination that reflects any religious, ethnic, transgender or cultural needs and takes into account learning disabilities, or difficulties in communication or reading. (nice.org.uk)
  • A review of any other records that are available to the physician (e.g., police, military, school, or employment) that may help to determine a history of harmful behavior related to a physical or mental disorder and to whether illnesses or disabilities are present that result in a substantial departure from a normal state of well-being or level of functioning. (cdc.gov)
  • In depth, qualitative interviews with 16 family physicians in Canada revealed a common view that physical examinations help promote a healthy patient-physician relationship and constitute an integral part of being a good doctor. (eurekalert.org)
  • Using matching techniques, we find that the physician examination requirement leads to an increase of 1% in mortality rates from disease, the equivalent of 8.5 more deaths per 100,000 people, and a decrease of 6.7% in injury mortality, the equivalent of 2.5 deaths per 100,000 people. (theincidentaleconomist.com)
  • The Special Olympics preparticipation physical examination can serve as an opportunity for the family physician to provide assistance to a group of athletes with special physical and emotional needs. (aafp.org)
  • During the physical examination, the physician will examine the genitals, including the penis and testicles. (chw.org)
  • Testicular tumors in adolescents are rare, but the physician may check for this during the examination. (chw.org)
  • The physician will instruct the male how to perform self-examinations. (chw.org)
  • Critically examine current literature and policy documentation to inform the acquisition of knowledge in the examination and management of the neonates and infants. (dmu.ac.uk)
  • HealthDay)-Physical examination signs are not sufficiently sensitive for detecting elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) in critically ill adults, according to a review published online July 24 in the BMJ. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Donaldson WF 3rd, Warren RF, Wickiewicz T (1985) A comparison of acute anterior cruciate ligament examinations. (springer.com)
  • physical therapist a rehabilitation professional who promotes optimal health and functional independence through the application of scientific principles to prevent, identify, assess, correct, or alleviate acute or chronic movement dysfunction, physical disability, or pain. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • After the main organ systems have been investigated by inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation , specific tests may follow (such as a neurological investigation, orthopedic examination) or specific tests when a particular disease is suspected (e.g. eliciting Trousseau's sign in hypocalcemia ). (bionity.com)
  • Physical Examination of Palpation, 1926-1976. (nih.gov)
  • Physical examination included motion palpation of the cervical and upper thoracic regions, active cervical range of motion (ROM) and associated pain, and algometric pain threshold evaluated over articular pillars. (chiro.org)
  • The bone-focused history and physical examination (H&P) is the primary care clinician's best tool for eliciting the complex information needed to evaluate bone health in adolescent patients. (springer.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to present a narrative review of the literature of musculoskeletal causes of adult hip pain, with special attention to history, physical examination, and diagnostic imaging. (chiro.org)
  • History and physical examination are crucial in the evaluation of any patient complaint. (chiro.org)
  • A physical examination is the evaluation of a body to determine its state of health. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In this chapter, we consider some aspects of the general physical examination that are especially pertinent to neurologic evaluation. (dartmouth.edu)
  • A mental status examination includes evaluation of alertness, orientation, cognition, and short-term memory. (cdc.gov)
  • A physical examination, including an evaluation of mental status, sufficient to permit a determination of the presence and the severity of Class A and Class B conditions. (cdc.gov)
  • For each physical examination element, the authors define the finding and its prevalence among pediatric patients with obesity, discuss the importance and relevance of the finding, describe known techniques to assess severity, and review evidence regarding the need for additional evaluation. (aappublications.org)
  • A limited number of historical features and physical examination tests for evaluation of adult hip pain are supported by the literature and are discussed in this article. (chiro.org)
  • Some notable general health organisations recommend against annual examinations, and propose a frequency adapted to age and previous examination results ( risk factors ). (wikipedia.org)
  • 1 , 10 , - , 13 It is also evident that retinal hemorrhages can be present in select children with abnormal neurologic examinations, even when initial neuroimaging studies show no evidence of intracranial injury. (aappublications.org)
  • The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of retinal hemorrhages in children younger than 2 years who were evaluated for physical abuse and who had no evidence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on neuroimaging. (aappublications.org)
  • In this analysis, we investigate relationships between objective physical examination (PE) measures with self-reported CGH outcomes. (chiro.org)
  • It is important to carry out a full physical examination so that abnormalities of the abdomen and external genitalia are not missed and left untreated. (nice.org.uk)
  • An examination of the abdomen and external genitalia, and a digital rectal examination. (nice.org.uk)
  • The kappa values for the physical examinations between the examiners were 0.963 (AD), 0.92 (LT), and 0.865 (PT). (springer.com)
  • All examiners recorded the presence or absence of 16 historical items, 5 physical examination items, and the clinical impression for sinusitis (high, intermediate, or low probability). (annals.org)
  • If done for a group of people the routine physical is a form of screening , as the aim of the examination is to detect early signs of diseases to prevent them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most health plans cover routine physical examinations, including some tests. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Perform successful physical exams on children with and emphasis on technique and communicating with the child and the family. (elsevier.com)
  • A brief initial screening examination, including vital signs, mental status, and pupils, should be performed to identify immediate measures required to stabilize the patient (Sivilotti 2018). (cdc.gov)
  • What is the Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE)? (aafp.org)
  • The Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE) is also known as the "Welcome to Medicare Preventive Visit. (aafp.org)
  • Initial versus examination under anesthesia. (springer.com)
  • and sexually active women should have a pelvic examination and a Papanicolaou test at least every 3 years after two initial negative tests have been obtained 1 year apart. (annals.org)
  • This is the field's most comprehensive evidence-based guide to clinical tests for orthopedic physical examination. (ecampus.com)
  • All articles that discussed the sensitivity and specificity of the physical examination maneuvers were extracted. (nih.gov)
  • One review 2 found that sports-significant abnormalities were noted in 39 percent of Special Olympics athletes who underwent preparticipation physical examinations. (aafp.org)
  • Performing a digital rectal examination is essential to assess the size of the prostate and to detect abnormalities that might indicate malignancy. (nice.org.uk)
  • The mental status, vital signs, and pupillary examination are the most useful elements. (cdc.gov)
  • The order mustspecify the time, place, manner, conditions, and scope of the examination andthe person by whom the examination is to be made. (utcourts.gov)
  • For example, a physical examination is performed when a patient visits complains of flu-like symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The present study aimed to understand physical and mental health status and to ascertain perceived health using the Total Health Index (THI) survey [3] , which was capable of quantitatively processing and evaluating (i.e., scaling and standardizing) complaints and subjective symptoms. (scirp.org)
  • In light of the above, recent data from the National Center for Health Statistics provided an opportunity to examine prospectively in a large cohort of United States men the role of a variety of anthropometric measurements as well as selfreported physical activity levels in the subsequent development of prostate cancer. (aacrjournals.org)
  • The study found no effect on the risk of illness, but did find evidence suggesting that patients subject to routine physicals were diagnosed with hypertension and other chronic conditions at a higher rate than those who were not. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term annual physical examination has been replaced in most health care circles by periodic health examination. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Meet the requirements of the National Screening Committees Standards for examination of the newborn. (dmu.ac.uk)
  • Competently undertake the physical examination of the newborn/6-8 week old infant and the records appropriate to this examination. (dmu.ac.uk)
  • The clinical component will require applicants to have access to examination of newborn infant to develop the relevant skills and expertise and consideration of allowing time to complete this is vital. (dmu.ac.uk)
  • A systematic review of studies until September 2006 concluded that the examination does result in better delivery of some other screening interventions (such as Pap smears, cholesterol screening, and faecal occult blood tests ) and less patient worry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although providers have varying approaches as to the sequence of body parts, a systematic examination generally starts at the head and finishes at the extremities. (bionity.com)
  • The learner will first gain an overview of the systematic approach to conducting an effective physical examination. (alison.com)
  • Background Physical examination tests for hip dysfunction and injury of the strongest diagnostic accuracy were identified in a recent systematic review with meta-analysis in BJSM . (bmj.com)
  • The lack of good evidence contrasts with population surveys showing that the general public is fond of these examinations, especially when they are free of charge. (wikipedia.org)
  • We reviewed results of dedicated ophthalmologic examination in all children younger than 2 years with no evidence of TBI on neuroimaging. (aappublications.org)
  • Both children with characteristic retinal hemorrhages in the absence of TBI showed evidence of head or facial injury on physical examination and/or altered mental status. (aappublications.org)
  • In children younger than 2 years being evaluated for physical abuse without radiographic evidence of brain injury, retinal hemorrhages are rare. (aappublications.org)
  • Influences on skeletal mineralization in children and adolescents: evidence for varying effects of sexual maturation and physical activity. (springer.com)
  • Pre-employment examinations are screening tests which judge the suitability of a worker for hire based on the results of their physical examination. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cost of an examination will depend on the charge for professional time and any tests that are included. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Solving this problem requires two primary approaches: (1) identify the most accurate-specific hip physical examination (HPE) tests and (2) provide detailed descriptions and instructions to providers to allow reproduction and application of these tests. (bmj.com)
  • According to guidelines published by the American Physical Therapy Association, physical therapy should be defined as the examination, treatment, and instruction of persons in order to detect, assess, prevent, correct, alleviate, and limit physical disability and bodily malfunction. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • An efficient diagnostic approach utilizes historical data and information gathered from a basic screening physical examination in a problem-oriented fashion to guide further examination. (dartmouth.edu)
  • This qualitative study focused on family physicians' experience of physical examination by using a phenomenological approach. (annfammed.org)
  • The starting point of this approach is to consider a phenomenon, in this case physical examination, and question what features make the phenomenon what it is. (annfammed.org)
  • Uses the quiet-to-active approach to pediatric examination, starting with listening and moving on to touching. (barnesandnoble.com)
  • This expert-based review focuses on physical examination findings specific to children and adolescents with obesity. (aappublications.org)
  • Another important part of this examination involves the examination of the genitals and the scrotum. (chw.org)
  • I think the girls and women present during these boys physicals would mostly be interested in their genitals and buttocks rather than the other physical characeristics you mntion. (voy.com)