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Author: Kanchan Ganda, M.D.
Kanchan Ganda, MD Kanchan Ganda, MD
Physical Examination: Detailed Discussion Physical Examination: Detailed Discussion
Physical Examination Physical Examination
Physical Examination (P.E): Steps Physical Examination (P.E): Steps
General Appearance General Appearance
Left Parotid Enlargement Left Parotid Enlargement
Eyes: Periorbital Cellulitis: 1 Eyes: Periorbital Cellulitis: 1
Periorbital Cellulitis: 2 Periorbital Cellulitis: 2
Increased Anterior-Posterior (AP) Diameter Increased Anterior-Posterior (AP) Diameter
Vital Signs Vital Signs
Pulse: Rate, Rhythm, Volume Pulse: Rate, Rhythm, Volume
Pulse Pulse
Pulse Volume: Medical Emergency Pulse Volume: Medical Emergency
Pressure Changes with Positions* Pressure Changes with Positions*
Pulse: Rate and Rhythm Pulse: Rate and Rhythm
Pulse Pulse
Pulse: Irregular Rhythm Pulse: Irregular Rhythm
Pulse: Facts Pulse: Facts
Radial Pulse: Radial Pulse:
Radial Pulse Radial Pulse
Carotid Pulse Carotid Pulse
Carotid Pulse Carotid Pulse
The Carotid Pulse The Carotid Pulse
Examination of the Carotids Examination of the Carotids
Examination of the Carotids Examination of the Carotids
The Brachial Pulse The Brachial Pulse
Respiration Respiration
Respiration Respiration
Tripod breathing position Tripod breathing position
Blood Pressure Monitoring: The Stethoscope is placed on the Brachial artery Blood Pressure Monitoring: The Stethoscope is placed on the Brachial artery
BP Recording: The correct arm support and Stethoscope placement BP Recording: The correct arm support and Stethoscope placement
BP Recording: BP Recording:
Blood Pressure (BP) Monitoring Blood Pressure (BP) Monitoring
BP Monitoring BP Monitoring
Blood Pressure Monitoring Blood Pressure Monitoring
Blood Pressure Monitoring Blood Pressure Monitoring
BP: Rough SBP and DBP BP: Rough SBP and DBP
BP: Rough SBP BP: Rough SBP
BP: True SBP and DBP BP: True SBP and DBP
BP: True SBP and DBP BP: True SBP and DBP
BP: Facts BP: Facts
BP Monitoring: Auscultatory Gap BP Monitoring: Auscultatory Gap
BP Monitoring: Auscultatory Gap BP Monitoring: Auscultatory Gap
Height and Weight (H and W) Height and Weight (H and W)
Physical Examination: Skin Physical Examination: Skin
Physical Examination: Skin Physical Examination: Skin
Physical Examination: Head Physical Examination: Head
Examination of the Ear Examination of the Ear
Ear: Inspection Ear: Inspection
Basal Cell Carcinoma of the back of the Ear Basal Cell Carcinoma of the back of the Ear
Ear: Otitis Externa Ear: Otitis Externa
Ear: Otitis Media Ear: Otitis Media
Physical Examination: Eyes Physical Examination: Eyes
Eye: Inspection Eye: Inspection
Exophthalmus: Protruding eyeballs Exophthalmus: Protruding eyeballs
Exophthalmus: Lid lag test Exophthalmus: Lid lag test
Enopthalmus Enopthalmus
Eye Movements: The head stays steady Eye Movements: The head stays steady
Pupillary Reaction: The patient looks straight ahead Pupillary Reaction: The patient looks straight ahead
Eyes: Extra Ocular Movements Eyes: Extra Ocular Movements
Pupillary Response Pupillary Response
Corneal Reflex Corneal Reflex
Eyes: The Light Reflex Eyes: The Light Reflex
The Visual Fields The Visual Fields
Examination of the Sinuses Examination of the Sinuses
Examination of the Mouth and Throat Examination of the Mouth and Throat
Palpation of the Mouth Palpation of the Mouth
Gingival Hypertrophy/Hyperplasia: Causes Gingival Hypertrophy/Hyperplasia: Causes
Head and Neck Lymph Nodes Examination Head and Neck Lymph Nodes Examination
Head and Neck Lymph Nodes Examination Head and Neck Lymph Nodes Examination
Palpation: Deep Cervical lymph nodes Palpation: Deep Cervical lymph nodes
Palpate the following Lymph Nodes Palpate the following Lymph Nodes
Lymph Glandular Examination Lymph Glandular Examination
Lymph Glandular Examination Lymph Glandular Examination
Examination of the Thyroid Gland Examination of the Thyroid Gland
Thyroid Gland: Palpation Thyroid Gland: Palpation
Physical Examination: Hands Physical Examination: Hands
Physical Examination: Hands Physical Examination: Hands
Nails: Clubbing Nails: Clubbing
P.E. Hands: In Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) P.E. Hands: In Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
Raynaud’s Phenomenon: White painful fingers and toes caused by vasoconstriction Raynaud’s Phenomenon: White painful fingers and toes caused by vasoconstriction
Rheumatoid Changes of the Hand Rheumatoid Changes of the Hand
Osteoarthritis (OA) Osteoarthritis (OA)
Examination of the Extremities Examination of the Extremities
Erythema Nodosum: Erythema Nodosum:
Examination of the Back Examination of the Back
Barrel Shaped Chest: Increased Anterior-Posterior (A-P) Diameter Barrel Shaped Chest: Increased Anterior-Posterior (A-P) Diameter
Examination of the Lungs Examination of the Lungs
Lungs: Examination Lungs: Examination
Lung Apex: Palpation Lung Apex: Palpation
Percussion: Percussion:
Examination of the Lungs: Percussion Examination of the Lungs: Percussion
Examination of the Lungs: Auscultation Examination of the Lungs: Auscultation
Breath Sounds: Patterns Breath Sounds: Patterns
Examination of the Lungs Examination of the Lungs
Examination of the Heart Examination of the Heart
Examination of the Heart Examination of the Heart
Examination of the Heart Examination of the Heart
Examination of the Heart Examination of the Heart
Examination of the Heart Examination of the Heart
Examination of the Heart Examination of the Heart
Examination of the Heart Examination of the Heart
Examination of the Cranial Nerves Examination of the Cranial Nerves
Cranial Nerves: II, III, IV Cranial Nerves: II, III, IV
Corneal Reflex: Corneal Reflex:
CN V: The Trigeminal Nerve CN V: The Trigeminal Nerve
CN V: Trigeminal Nerve: Motor Division CN V: Trigeminal Nerve: Motor Division
CN V: Motor Division and CN VI CN V: Motor Division and CN VI
Cranial Nerve VII: Facial Nerve Cranial Nerve VII: Facial Nerve
Left UMN Facial Palsy Left UMN Facial Palsy
Left LMN FACIAL PALSY Left LMN FACIAL PALSY
Cranial Nerves: VIII and IX Cranial Nerves: VIII and IX
Cranial Nerve X: Vagus Nerve Cranial Nerve X: Vagus Nerve
Cranial Nerve XI: Spinal Accessory Cranial Nerve XI: Spinal Accessory
Spinal Accessory: Cranial Nerve XI Spinal Accessory: Cranial Nerve XI
Hypoglossal Nerve: Cranial Nerve XII Hypoglossal Nerve: Cranial Nerve XII
In Conclusion In Conclusion
In Conclusion In Conclusion