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Ch 31 - Assisting with physical examination - instruments used

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tuning fork
Used for auditory and sensory perception
otoscope
an instrument used to examine the ears
vaginal speculum
an instrument used to dilate the vagina during a pelvic examination
Reflex hammer
percussion hammer used to evaluate deep tendon reflexes.
laryngeal mirror
examine mouth and throat
anoscope
instrument for examining the anus and rectum
sphygmomanometer
instrument to measure blood pressure
penlight
flashlight used to observe size and reaction of the patient's pupils
ophthalmoscope
Instrument used to examine the interior of the eye
stethoscope
instrument used for listening to internal body sounds
nasal speculum
An instrument used to examine the inside of the nose

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