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What does the healthcare provider ask the patient to use to describe the location of the pain?
one finger
When the healthcare provider taps on the abdomen, this is called ______
percussion
If the patient's abdominal pain radiates from the main location to the chest, this could be a sign of ______
peptic ulcer disease
In the review of systems, chills would be a part of the
__________
generalized symptoms
When the patient comes into the office with abdominal pain, the first thing the health care provider does is ________
observe the patient.
If the patient has pain in his/her right lower quadrant, it could be a sign of _____________
inflammatory bowel disease.
Cervical motion tenderness is also referred to as ________
Chandelier sign.
In what area of the abdomen would an enlarged spleen be felt?
Left flank.
When the patient comes in with abdominal pain, what type of physical examination is given?
Head to toe.
During the review of systems, which part of the symptoms would diarrhea come under?
GI
When the health care provider asks the patient to describe if the pain is gnawing, what type of symptom are they asking about?
the character of the pain.
Into how many specific areas is the abdomen divided?
9 (nine).
If the health care provider hears a hollow sound when percussing, it could be a sign of________
free air.
If a patient has a Grey Turner sign, what could this be indicative of?
pancreatitis