The Physical Exam

OVERVIEW

This page is dedicated to covering the different aspects of the physical exam. The physical examination of patients is a very important step in one’s clinical workup. The linked pages below are dedicated to explaining how to properly perform different components of the exam.

The physical exam is almost always a very important part of any clinical workup. With this in mind it is important to understand the benefits and limitations of the physical exam. Often clinicians both oversell and undersell its importance.  (source)
CARDIOVASCULAR EXAM:

Auscultation:

WHAT ARE THE PHYSICAL EXAM COMPONENTS?

Neurological Exam:

Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat (HEENT) Exam:

Other: