what is the main objective of an EO exam?
detection of abnormalities
what are the normal findings of a lymph node?
what are the notable findings of lymph nodes?
what are the normal findings of salivary glands?
what are the notable findings of salivary glands?
swollen or enlarged
firm, hard consistency
what are the normal findings of they thyroid gland?
what are the notable findings of the thyroid gland? (7)
what are the normal findings of the TMJ?
what are the notable findings of the TMJ?
limited range of motion
pain or tenderness
what should you note about a lesion? (6)
localized or generalized
single lesion or multiple lesion
size and shape
length, width and height
what are 4 advantages to having a sequence while doing your EO exam?
accuracy and thoroughness
don't miss anything
what are four exam techniques used?
what is the digital exam technique?
using 2 fingers
what exam technique uses both hands on the opposite side of a structure?
what exam technique uses 2 hands on the same side of the structure but opposite sides of the body?
when can you legally defer a patient?
for active herpetic lesion and TB ("I supersedes Wilkins!")