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physical examination

n.
A medical examination by a physician or nurse practitioner to determine the state of a person's health, identify risk factors for disease, and devise strategies for disease prevention.

physical examination

n
(Medicine) med the process of examining the body by means of sight, touch, percussion, or auscultation to diagnose disease or verify fitness

phys′ical examina′tion


n.
an examination, usu. by a physician, of a person's body in order to determine his or her state of health.
Translations
fyzikální vyšetření

physical examination

nvisita medica
References in classic literature ?
Once, when the instinct of preservation fluttered, he went to a doctor and underwent a searching physical examination.
Like an ultrasound study, physical examination maneuvers are tests, with sensitivities and specificities.
This work is a guideline regarding the objective physical examination of patients from a surgical perspective, by maintaining correspondence with key references in objective structured clinical examination.
Expressing the views President Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Fazal Jilani said that after the installation of scanning machines at all exit points, complaints about damages to export goods by physical examination would come an end which would provide relief to exporters.
The physical examination is the process of evaluating objective anatomic findings through the use of Observation, palpation, percussion, and auscultation.
I don't know how to change the present day philosophy/approach to the physical examination: ordering a lot of laboratory tests and x-rays will NEVER replace a good, thorough physical examination in making a diagnosis.
Conclusion: Lymphadenopathy is a common problem in the childhood and necessitates a careful physical examination and follow-up.
This case also raises the issue of the importance of physical examination of patients during routine healthcare encounters.
The researchers screened the subjects using a medical family history questionnaire, a physical examination, an ECG and an echocardiogram.
DESCRIPTION: Musculoskeletal Examination of the Hip and Knee: Making the Complex Simple answers the complex topic for professionals with all levels of clinical experience how advance concepts about physical examination of the hip and knee can be taught in a user-friendly, clear format, while still providing necessary information for effective diagnosis and treatment of the hip and knee joint.
27, 2010 (CENS)--Local medical institutions are expecting surge in physical examination business for Chinese customers following the opening up of visits by free individual Chinese travelers to Taiwan next year, which will greatly increase the travel of rich retired persons or business owners.