Physical Examination: General Examination

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  • 1. 
    (Blank) [2 words] includes measuring height, weight, waist circumference, determining the body-mass index.
  • 2. 
    Clinical anthropometry-- includes measuring...
    • A. 

      Distance between eyes.

    • B. 

      Height

    • C. 

      Width and height of the face.

    • D. 

      Weight

    • E. 

      Waist Circumference

    • F. 

      Determining Body-Mass Index (BMI)

  • 3. 
    General Examination measuring the following Vital signs:
    • A. 

      Body Temperature

    • B. 

      Blood Pressure

    • C. 

      WBC

    • D. 

      Heart Rate

    • E. 

      Respiratory Rate

  • 4. 
    Body Temperature
    • A. 

      Most practitioners take the temperature orally.

    • B. 

      Healthy normal temperatures vary between 34.5°C-38.1°C.

    • C. 

      Healthy normal temperatures vary between 36.2°C-37.4°C.

    • D. 

      Healthy normal temperatures vary between 36.5°C-37.1°C.

    • E. 

      Body Temperature fluctuates normally in women depending on where they are in their cycle.

  • 5. 
    Healthy normal temperatures vary between (blank) [type less°C]
  • 6. 
    Causes of elevated body temperature.
    • A. 

      Infectious process.

    • B. 

      Over sleeping

    • C. 

      Inflammatory processes: Post surgery, injury, immune disorders and diseases.

    • D. 

      Malignancy

    • E. 

      Blood Disorders-Acute hemolytic anemia

    • F. 

      Body's response to certain drugs.

    • G. 

      Hyperthyroidism

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