Complete Physical Examination

  • Rui Zeng


Complete physical examination is an essential skill for every clinician and medical student. It is also an important part of the evaluation and assessment of the basic clinical skills of the doctors. After subsection learning of the system examination, students should learn how to mastery, comprehensive application. For specific cases, physical examination should be systematic and sequenced completed from head to foot. Its basic requirements are as follows:

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and People's Medical Publishing House 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rui Zeng
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  1. 1.Department of CardiologySichuan UniversityChengduChina

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