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1

list the methods of examination

1. visual
2. palpation
3. lymph nodes
4. listening
5. patient responses

2

method of examination when you look before you touch is called?

visual

3

method of examination when you use the following....
digital (finger (s) of 1 hand
bidigital (finger and thumb of 1 hand)
manual (all fingers of 1 hand)
bimanual fingers of both hands on 1 structure)
bilateral (examine paired structures)
circular compression...
is called?

Palpation

4

describe an infected lymph node

enlarged and tender (few)

5

when should you be concerned about a lymph node?

many enlarged and tender lymph nodes

6

what is meant by listening as a method of examination?

listen to patients responses