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Method of Examination

Chapter 31
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Inspection
General Appearance - posture, mannerisms, grooming, gait, visible injuries, deformities, tremors, rashes.
Palpation
Felt with hands - determine conditions of organs
Percussion
tapping or striking body, listening and feeling.
Auscultation
uses stethoscope to listen to sounds from the body. Lungs, heart, abdomen.
Mesuration
The process of measuring - height, weight, length, size and length of wound.
Manipulation
forceful, passive movement of a joint. ROM