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.
WHAT ARE THE PHYSICAL EXAM COMPONENTS?
- Mental Status
- Cranial Nerve Exam
- Strength Testing
- Reflexe Testing
- Sensory Testing
- Cerebellar Function Testing
- Other Neurological Tests
- Neurological Exam (Excluding mental status and cranial nerves)
Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Throat (HEENT) Exam:
The Orthopedic Exam: