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PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS


Table of Physical Findings: This table contains all of the minutiae from the chapters listed below. Chapters not listed below are not included on the table.
History Taking and Physical Examination, Chapter Study Guides:

Chapter 2: Head and Neck

Chapter 3: Respiratory

Chapter 4: Cardiac

Chapter 5: Abdomen

Chapter 6: Male Genitalia

Chapter 7: Female Genitalia

Chapter 9: Musculoskeletal

Chapter 10: Neurological

History Taking and Physical Examination, Final Exam Study Guide: This guide is a compilation of all of the chapter study guides listed above. Check here if you want to download and print all of the chapters at once.


Other Physical Diagnosis Stuff:
Medical Database: Contents of the History and Physical
Signs: Here is the list of signs (extra-credit quiz) from Appendix B in the textbook. It is categorized for efficient learning and review.
Syndromes: Here is the list of syndromes (extra-credit quiz) from Appendix C in the textbook. It is categorized for efficient learning and review.
Murmurs: Here is the list of heart murmurs (extra-credit quiz) from Appendix D in the textbook. It is arranged into a table to faciliate studying.


Important Links in Physical Diagnosis (and Clinical Medicine):  
  Emergency Medicine and Primary Care Homepage (EMBBS): Excellent site with a variety of useful stuff, such as clinical photographs, X-Rays and CT's, EKG's, and an ACLS patient simulator.
  Auscultation Assistant: Online audio files and demonstrations of many different heart and breath sounds. Great learning aid.
  Dermatologic Image Database: From University of Iowa, a great atlas of dermatology. A similar atlas (just as good) can be found at the Loyola University Atlas of Dermatology.


Sources: The study guides in this section were all adapted from History Taking and Physical Examination, Greenberger & Hinthorn. Mosby Year-Book, Inc., 1993.



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