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What are the visual exam descriptions?

1. color
2. form.
3. surface appearance
4. symmetry
5. size
6. presence of exudate (pus)

2

what is meant by color description

any color different (purple--not normal)

3

what is meant by form description

flat, raised, hard

4

what is meant by size description

measure w/perio probe

5

what is meant by presence of exudate (pus)

when you put pressure on it. does pus come out of it?

6

another form of exam description is called?

palpating

7

what are the things to feel when palpating?

1. size
2. shape
3. symmetry
4. consistency
5. mobile or fixed (nodes)
6. texture
7. tissue loss

8

what is meant by consistency?

tender, non-tender

9

what types of questions should we always ask the patient?

did you bite yourself?
did you burn yourself?

10

chart entry includes the following....

location
observation
symptoms

11

use terms like...

vesicle, ulcer, etc.

12

diagnosis

when given