Complete Physical Exam Checklist

Complete Physical Exam Checklist - Routine Adult Physical...

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Checklist Student__________________________________Instructor_____________________________ ____1. Examiner washes hands at beginning and end of exam. ____2. Examiner introduces self to patient. Positioning – patient sitting facing examiner. General/Vital signs ____3. Note general appearance. ____4. Pulse in radial artery for 10 seconds. ____5. Compare both radial pulses. ____6. Blood pressure in one arm. Note respiratory rate Head ____7. Examine of head and face for symmetry. Eyes ____8. Inspect external eye (conjunctiva, eyelids, sclera). ____9. Extraocular movements (6 positions). ____10. Visual fields by confrontation. ____11. Pupil reaction to light (direct, consensual). ____12. Ophthalmoscopy exam (dim lights, positions patient correctly), holds ophthalmoscope with correct hand (i.e. right for right eye) and index finger to switch lenses. Verbalizes structures examined. Ears ____13. Hearing test using rubbed fingers or whispered number or tuning fork. ____14.
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  • Spring '11
  • Hagen
  • pulse, Physical examination, proper hand position, Inspect nasal septum, anterior lung fields, ____34. Auscultate carotids

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