Palpation

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  • Viral Conjunctivitis Case Study

    Based on Sherry’s health history, the examiner decided to perform vital signs and focused physical examination of the eyes and its associated systems. Therefore, the examiner performed a physical exam of head, ears, eyes, nose and throat (HEENT). Like other parts of the physical exam, it begins with inspection, and then proceeds to palpation (Bickley & Szilagyi, 2013). After taking Sherry’s health history, her Vital signs were taken in order to find out if there is any change in her baseline, and to rule out any sign of systemic infection that might reflect on her blood pressure, pulse and temperature (Forbes, & Watt, 2015) . In addition, Sherry’s vital signs will indicate the state of her essential body functions by providing…

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  • A Case Study Of John Shelter's Collapse

    He is examined while seated on examination table. His splint has been removed from the right lower extremity. He is utilizing crutches for assistance in walking and was nonweightbearing. The cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine is nontender to palpation. His shoulders, elbows, wrist, and hands move through a full range of motion without limitation or pain generation. He is nontender to the upper extremities, axillary, radial, median, and ulnar nerves are intact to motor and sensory tone…

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  • Female Breast Examination

    The palpation is carried out carefully and methodically on each breast and the surrounding areas. The examiner should assess the axillary lymph nodes, the collarbone and the breast (Seidel, 2011). There should be no enlargement of the lymph nodes during palpation. Any abnormal masses or lumps that are detected on palpation should be documented and the patient should be referred for further evaluation. The documentation of the lumps should include their structure, size and location. Palpation can…

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  • Diagnostic Reasoning Symptom Assignment

    feels anxious about is going on with him. C. What physical findings (using the inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation format) would be associated with each of the listed hypothesis above? (list all) Hypothesis 1: GERD: Pertinent positives. Vital Signs- BP:WNL HR:WNL Resp: WNL Temp: WNL BMI: > 30 General: Pt is obese, non-toxic appearing, A&O x3. No visible distress. Talks with a hoarse voice. Oropharynx: slight erythema, some dental erosion with inspection. No…

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  • Dairy Cows Essay

    For example, both gestation periods are nine months long and the estrus cycle is the same; lasting an average of 21 days. There are also differences like the type of placenta. Humans have a discoid shaped placenta, whereas cows have a cotyledonary placenta which is covered in cotyledons; 4 rows of approximately 15 per uterine horn. There are many methods employed to detect if a cow is pregnant. Trans rectal palpation of the uterine horns to determine if one is larger than the other and presence…

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  • Pregnant Women: A Case Study

    associated with hypertensive disorders all women should receive regular blood pressure monitoring throughout pregnancy to identify any significant change (AHMAC, 2012). Monitoring the development of the foetus is an important component of antenatal care. By application of abdominal palpation and symphyseal fundal height measurement, midwives determine the estimated position and growth of the foetus (3Centres Collaboration, 2012f). Midwives’ systemically approach abdominal examination, firstly…

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  • Gastrointestinal Assessment

    inspection, auscultation, palpation and percussion. 8.2 Social context The disorders of renal system cannot be diagnosed and properly treated without a thorough assessment of the renal system. The nurses in various healthcare settings obtain history taking from their patients and conduct a physical examination on them to enable them obtain adequate information about their patients, have good knowledge of the condition and to make clinical judgements from the condition. During history taking,…

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  • Playlist: Song Analysis

    • Its simple, repetitive nature easily slows down the listener 's anxiety, regulating mood by matching those of the listener 's palpations and subconscious thoughts to the rhythm (Zhang, Wang, Yao, Zhao, & Davis 2012), (Sander & Scherer, 2009). • The stylistic pull of the enunciation of “I” in the chorus: “I had a feeling that I belonged” along with the increased loudness and additional harmonisation appeals to listeners, creating a perception increase in energy (Palmer & Hutchins, 2006). •…

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  • Polycystic Kidney Disease Essay

    affect one, or both kidneys. Symptoms include: loss of appetite, vomiting, constipation, lethargy, excessive thirst, and urination. Signs that a kitten, or cat is affected can include enlarged kidney, and fever. Severe cases in kittens may result in death from renal failure by the age of 8 weeks, or it could result in stillbirths. However, commonly renal failure does not appear until around 7 years of age in most cats affected by PKD. How is it diagnosed and how is it treated? Genetic tests…

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  • Essay On Achilles Tendon

    is important. Lean into the wall until you feel the stretch in the calf of the straight leg but not until you feel pain. SOAP: Subjective Female minor, said to have had jumped and landed into plantar flexion with right foot. Lots of sharp pain and shots of pain when attempting to move. No loss in motion. (able to move but extremely painful) Not sure if stiff or loss of RO M. No current prescribed medication, but patient was taking anti inflammatories and over the counter pain killers.…

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