What finding is unique to the documentation of a physical examination of an infant?
Nasal symptoms that imply an allergic response include:
purulent nasal drainage.
bluish gray turbinates.
small, atrophied nasal membranes.
firm consistency of turbinates.
Inspection of the abdomen should begin with the patient supine and the examiner:
seated at the patient’s side.
standing at the foot of the table.
standing at the patient’s left.
walking around the table.
Mr. D. complains of a headache. During the history, he mentions his use of alcohol and illicit drugs. This information would most likely belong in the:
past medical history.
personal and social history.
review of systems.
Mrs. Kinder is a 39-year-old patient who presents to the office with complaints of an earache. In explaining to the patient about the function of her ears, which ear structure would you tell her is responsible for equalizing atmospheric pressure when swallowing, sneezing, or yawning?