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Pulmonary Disease

  • J. Michael Fuller
  • John R. Hubbard
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Abstract

The physical examination of the patient with pulmonary complaints should include the techniques of inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation. However, because the pulmonary system has important interactions with many other organ systems, it is imperative to obtain a complete history and physical examination in order to fully evaluate the patient with pulmonary complaints.

Keywords

Deep Venous Thrombosis Obstructive Lung Disease Premature Ejaculation Solitary Pulmonary Nodule Pulmonary Thromboembolism 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Michael Fuller
    • 1
    • 3
  • John R. Hubbard
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Pulmonology and Critical Care MedicineUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham HospitalBirminghamUSA
  2. 2.Division of Addiction Medicine, Department of PsychiatryVanderbilt University School of MedicineNashvilleUSA
  3. 3.The Heart and Lung Group of SavannahSavannahUSA

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