Physical Exam Skills

E2. Physical Examination Skills:
It is expected that the clinical clerk will consolidate their physical exam skills in the following areas:
E2.1 Abdominal examination;
E2.2 Breast examination;
E2.3 Cardiovascular examination (including peripheral vascular examination);
E2.4 Genitourinary (male and female) and pelvic examination (female);
E2.5 Head and neck examination;
E2.6 Mental status examination;
E2.7 Musculoskeletal examination.
E2.8 Neurological examination;
E2.9 Ophthalmological examination;
E2.10 Rectal examination; and
E2.11 Respiratory examination;
E2.12 Skin examination;
E2.13 Vital signs;

Articles

Abdominal Examination: General Abdominal Exam

As currently listed under ‘Abdominal Pain section

Abdominal Examination: The Liver Exam

As currently listed under ‘Abdominal Pain section

Abdominal Examination: Examination For Splenomegaly

As currently listed under ‘Abdominal Pain section

Abdominal Examination: The Acute Abdomen

As currently listed under ‘Abdominal Pain section

Cardiovascular Examination: Precordial Exam

As currently listed under ‘Abdominal Pain section

Cardiovascular Examination: Peripheral Vascular Exam

As currently listed under ‘Abdominal Pain section

Cardiovascular Examination: JVP Exam

As currently listed under ‘Abdominal Pain section

Cardiovascular Examination: Cardio-Respiratory Exam

University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. Cardio-Respiratory Exam

Head and Neck Examination: Sample Focused Physical Exam: Thyroid

James J. The Thyroid Exam. Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Mental Status Examination

Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Musculoskeletal Examination: Approach to the musculoskeletal exam

Albert L. The Musculoskeletal Exam. Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Musculoskeletal Examination: GALS Exam

Albert L. The Musculoskeletal Exam – GALS. Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Musculoskeletal Examination: The Knee Exam - Approach to the knee

Albert L. The Knee Exam. Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Musculoskeletal Examination: Dr. Hamilton Hall - Mechanical Back Pain Physical Exam

Hall H.Mechanical Back Pain Physical Exam. Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Neurological Examination

Hohol MJ. The Neurological Exam. Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. 2001.

Ophthalmological Examination

Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

Respiratory Examination

As currently listed under ‘Cough & Dyspnea’

Vital Signs

As currently listed under ‘Chest Pain’