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2 General Survey Patient is a 53-year-old male who was interviewed for a general survey. Patient was alert and oriented to person, place, day of the week and recent event and is responding accordingly to situation and to questions. The patient’s appearance seems normal to his given age. His skin tone is even and appears normal. There is no obvious signs of lesions or apparent skin disorders. His facial features are equal and symmetric and have appropriate and symmetric movement. Overall, the patient’s physical appearance indicates no oblivious sign of illness or physical or emotional distress. The patient’s stature seems appropriate and his height and weight appear to be proportionate. Overall patient appears to be equal bilaterally. The patient is able to stand comfortably upright with no complaints of aches or pains. When patient was asked to sit, he was able to do so comfortably, sitting upright with an overall relaxed posture. He was able to follow the examiner with his head with little to no discomfort. Overall, the patient has no obvious signs

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