Head-to-Toe Physical Assessment [VIDEOS]

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Description

Physical assessment or physical examination is the process by which a qualified medical professional investigates the body of a patient for signs of disease.¬†Physical assessment is a systematic approach and usually uses assessment techniques, namely: inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation.¬†The data obtained from the physical assessment is vital to the client’s diagnosis and treatment plan.

As nurses, we should be very knowledgeable about the proper way of conducting a physical assessment. Developing a “clinical eye” takes some time but with these videos, they can help you expand your knowledge about physical assessment.

Introduction

Health History Taking

Vital Signs

Head and Face

Eyes

Ears

Nose and Mouth

Neck

Thorax: Respiratory System

Thorax: Cadiovascular System

Thorax: Breast

Upper Extremities

Abdomen

Lower Extremities

References

  1. Head-to-Toe Physical Assessment Videos | YouTube

See Also

  1. Complete Head-to-Toe Physical Assessment Cheat Sheet
  2. Ultimate Guide to Head-to-Toe Physical Assessment

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