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Which of the following is the best method for performing a physical examination on a toddler?



A. From head to toe
B. Distally to proximally
C. From abdomen to toes. the to head
D. From least to most intrusive

This question is part of Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Quiz 4
Asked by Santepro, Last updated: Aug 01, 2020

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Answered Feb 11, 2018

From least to most intrusive

When examining a toddler or any small child. the best way to perform the exam is from least to most intrusive.Option A: Starting at the head or abdomen is intrusive and should be avoided.Option B: Proceeding from distal to proximal is inappropriate at any age.
 

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