Clinical Services [Physical Examination]

A physical examination is an evaluation of the body and its functions using inspection, palpation (feeling with the hands), percussion (tapping with the fingers), and auscultation (listening). A complete health assessment also includes gathering information about the patient's personal history and past medical history.

Purpose

  1. Screening of disease.
  2. Check for possible diseases so they can be treated early.
  3. Check for medical issues that may become a problem later on.
  4. Determine whether a person needs further evaluation.
  5. Referral whenever required.

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