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General Physical Examination

  • Randolph B. Schiffer
  • Robert F. Klein
  • Roger C. Sider

Abstract

It is impossible to discuss the physical examination without a consideration of the interview that precedes it. The interview broadly generates data concerning the individual patient which permits the examiner to formulate hypotheses to be tested through the physical examination, laboratory testing, and further investigations.

Keywords

Somatic Symptom Rheumatic Fever Human Immune Deficiency Virus Present Illness General Physical Examination 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Randolph B. Schiffer
    • 1
  • Robert F. Klein
    • 1
  • Roger C. Sider
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Pine Rest Christian HospitalGrand RapidsUSA

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