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History and examination 

History and examination
Chapter:
History and examination
Author(s):

Murray Longmore

, Ian B. Wilkinson

, Andrew Baldwin

, and Elizabeth Wallin

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199609628.003.0002
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date: 22 October 2017

Taking a history

Functional enquiry

Physical examination

Symptoms

Signs

Examination of the hands –

Cardiovascular system:

History

Examination –

The jvp

Pulses

The heart sounds

Cardiac murmurs

Peripheral vascular examination

Arterial and venous

Respiratory system:

History

Examination –

Important presentations

Gastrointestinal system:

History

Gastrointestinal symptoms

Examination of the abdomen...

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