Techniques for Physical Assessment


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What can be assessed using inspection?

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1. Which is an example of palpation?

2. What are the two types of percussion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you use the worksheet/quiz combo, you can see what you know about the techniques involved for physical assessment. Inspection and palpation are just some of the techniques you will be quizzed on.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are on the quiz:

  • Tool used for auscultation
  • Two types of percussion
  • Something that can be assessed using inspection
  • An example of palpation
  • Example of a vital sign

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on physical assessment techniques
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the two types of percussion
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about types of physical assessment and what each type can assess

Additional Learning

Work through the lesson named Techniques for Physical Assessment to learn more topics. You'll also get to cover the following tasks in an effective manner:

  • Determine what a physical assessment is
  • Understand the importance of physical assessments
  • Figure out how patient history is collected
  • Remember what the bimanual technique is