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Descriptor English: Physical Examination
Descriptor Spanish: Examen Físico
Descriptor Portuguese: Exame Físico
Descriptor French: Examen physique
Entry term(s): Exam, Physical
Examination, Physical
Examinations, Physical
Exams, Physical
Physical Exam
Physical Examinations
Physical Examinations and Diagnoses
Physical Exams
Tree number(s): E01.370.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010808
Scope note: Systematic and thorough inspection of the patient for physical signs of disease or abnormality.
Annotation: NEUROLOGIC EXAMINATION is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Entry Version: PHYSICAL EXAM
DeCS ID: 11241
Unique ID: D010808
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/07/05
Physical Examination - Preferred
Concept UI M0016782
Scope note Systematic and thorough inspection of the patient for physical signs of disease or abnormality.
Preferred term Physical Examination
Entry term(s) Exam, Physical
Examination, Physical
Examinations, Physical
Exams, Physical
Physical Exam
Physical Examinations
Physical Exams
Physical Examinations and Diagnoses - Broader
Concept UI M0016783
Preferred term Physical Examinations and Diagnoses



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