Clinical skills textbooks fail evidence-based examination
- Effect of a physical examination teaching program on the behavior of medical residents. McMahon, Graham T.; Marina, Ovidiu; Kritek, Patricia A.; Katz, Joel T. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Aug2005, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p710
Context:The reliance on physical examination as a diagnostic aid is in decline. Objective:To determine whether an educational program can increase the use of physical examination by medical residents. Design and Participants:A series of educational...
- The use of ultrasonography in learning clinical examinationâ€“ a pilot study involving third year medical students. Fodor, Daniela; Badea, Radu; Poanta, Laura; Dumitraůcu, Dan Lucian; Buzoianu, Anca Dana; Mircea, Petru-Adrian // Medical Ultrasonography;Sep2012, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p177
Background: Physical examination is a crucial part in medical student curricula, but a decline in physical examination skills was noted in the last two decades. The benefic role of ultrasonography (US) as an adjuvant method for clinical examination was evaluated in many studies, but there are...
- The STARD Statement for Reporting Diagnostic Accuracy Studies: Application to the History and Physical Examination. Simel, David L.; Rennie, Drummond; Bossuyt, Patrick M. M. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jun2008, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p768
The Standards for Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy (STARD) statement provided guidelines for investigators conducting diagnostic accuracy studies. We reviewed each item in the statement for its applicability to clinical examination diagnostic accuracy research, viewing each discrete aspect of...
- MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR DOCTOR VISIT. // Mayo Clinic Women's Health Source;May2008, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p1
The article presents tips for a successful medical check-up. It emphasizes that planning is important to know the things that patients need to understand and accomplish during the check up. Suggestions on how to maximize time during the visit include arriving on time for the appointment,...
- ACP Provides Guidance on Screening Pelvic Examination in Women. HAUK, LISA // American Family Physician;5/15/2015, Vol. 91 Issue 10, p732
The article presents a guidance on screening pelvic examination in women from the American College of Physicians (ACP). The ACP argues that pelvic examinations should not be done in asymptomatic, non-pregnant women. Topics include harms versus benefits of such screening, the risk of...
- the $2,000 physical. Champlin, Susan; Walch, Abigail // Health (Time Inc. Health);Nov2002, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p45
Evaluates the physical examination offered by the Scripps Center for Executive Health in La Jolla, California. Services included in the package; Target market for the treatment.
- THE DREADED School Physical. Ash, Maureen // Ask;Feb2007, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p24
The article provides an example of a periodic health examination.
- physical examination:. Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p178
An encyclopedia entry for the term "physical examination," which refers to the examination of the body by auscultation, palpation, percussion, inspection and smelling, is presented.
- The Periodic Health Examination: Genesis of a Myth. Charap, Mitchell H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec81, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p733
Discusses the history and development of periodic health examinations in the U.S. Origin of screening examinations in the country; Role of health insurance companies in the implementation of periodic examinations for adults; Purpose of industrial and military use of periodic health examinations.