Definition of Physical Examination

A systemic evaluation of the body and its functions using visual inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation, aimed to determine the presence or absence of physical signs of disease or abnormality for individual’s health assessment.

Physical Examination is from the group

Examination

Other Names for Physical Examination

Physical Examination
Assessment
Physical Assessment

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