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13 terms

unit 9_physical assessment_definitions_BYN

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abdomen
The part of the body of a mammal between the thorax and the pelvis-belly.
the cavity of this part of the body containing the stomach, intestines, etc.
affect
emotional reactions of a patient.
auscultation
The process of examining the body by listening to its internal parts
body built
The overall appearance and shape of a person's body
consent
A verbal or written permission for something to happen
demographic data
personal information such as age, sex and nationality
objective data
health information that an observer can see and test
palpation
physical examination by pressing the body to feel the shape of an organ.The process of examining parts of the body by touch
percussion
striking the body with short blows for diagnostic purposes.The process of examing the body by tapping various parts
physical conditions
the condition or state of the body or bodily
functions
sharp pain
An acute and intense pain
skin
δέρμα
subjective data
health information that only the patient is aware of.This includes things things such as pain or itching

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