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5 Matching questions

  1. Fenestrated drape
  2. Palpation (touch)
  3. Digital exam
  4. Prone
  5. Prognosis
  1. a To palpate the rectum for lesions or irregularities.
  2. b The patient is lying flat on the table, facedown.
  3. c A forecast of the probable course and outcome of the disorder and the prospects of recovery.
  4. d Used extensively and helps assess characteristics such as texture, temp., shape, and the presence of vibrations or movements.
  5. e Has a special opening providing access to the area to be examined.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Involves tapping or striking the body to hear sounds or feel vibrations.
  2. The systematic moving of the patient's body parts
  3. The patient lies faceup, with his back supporting all his weight, knees are drawn up and the feet are flat on the table.
  4. A diagnosis based on the signs and symptoms of a disease.
  5. The patient lies on the side, left leg is slightly bent, and the left arm is placed behind the back, the right knees is bent and raised toward the chest, and right arm is bent toward the head for support.

5 True/False questions

  1. Differential diagnosisA diagnosis based on the signs and symptoms of a disease.


  2. InspectionThe visual exam of the patient's entire body and overall appearance.


  3. AuscultationThe process of listening to body sounds.


  4. Trendelenburg'sThe patient is supine on a tilted table with the head lower than the legs.


  5. MensurationThe process of measuring.