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1

Use hand sanitizer before beginning physical exam.

Yup.

2

Perform general assessment.

Seems like you're not in any level of distress.

3

Measured and assessed HR, rhythm, and quality.

Pulses were ___. Palpable with regular rate and rhythm. Equal bilaterally.

4

Take blood pressure.

Yup.

5

Measure respiration.

Must verbalize.

6

External inspection of eyes.

Conjunctiva and sclera is clear. No redness or lesions in any aspect of your eyes.

7

Tested pupillary reflex.

Yup.

8

Oral cavity.

Mucous membranes are wet, no swelling, no lesions.

9

Anterior cervical and supraclavicular lymph nodes.

Symmetric, nontender, small lymph nodes.

10

Thyroid

Not enlarged, symmetric, no nodules, no tenderness.

11

Inspect and palpate precordium. Apical Impulse.

Drape properly here.

12

Auscultate heart with diaphragm.

h

13

Auscultate with bell with pt supine.

h

14

Assess lower extremities for edema.

h

15

Palpate radial, dorsalis pedis, and posterior tibial pulses.

h

16

Inspect chest size, shape, symmetry, and uses of accessory muscles or presence of retractions.

h

17

Percuss posterior chest.

h

18

Ausculate 2 regions in front and three in back.

hh

19

Inspect abdomen

h

20

Auscultate quadrants

hh

21

Light and deep palpation.

h

22

Palpate liver edge

Verbalize and ask pt to inhale.

23

Gait assessment and verbalize general inspection of extremities.

hh

24

General inspection of hands and knees.

h

25

Inspect skin.

h

26

Mental Status

Self, date, location.

27

Assess speech.

Speech is clear and coherent.

28

Cranial nerves

2 pupil reaction to light. EOM, Sensation of face. Close eyes, open mouth, say ah, stick tongue out, shrug shoulders, turn head against my hand.

29

Strength of upper and lower extremities

h

30

Patellar and bicep tendon reflexes

h