Physical examination of a child, Biology


This practical as you have seen above deals with assisting in various diagnostic procedures of a child. The first responsibility of you as a provider of nursing care is to examine the child physically to identify the problems that need further investigation and care. Now that do we mean by physical examination.

It is a systematic review of the systems of the body by the physician or a nurse. The observations made while examining a child leads to provisional diagnosis and symptomatic care.


  1. Assess health status 
  2. To observe any problems which needs medical or nursing care attention 
  3. To identify nursing priorities and planning nursing care.
Posted Date: 10/27/2012 6:14:17 AM | Location : United States

Related Discussions:- Physical examination of a child, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Physical examination of a child, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Physical examination of a child Discussions

Write discussion on Physical examination of a child
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Define Changes in Tract Minerals - Nutrition during Stress? Changes in the balance of magnesium, phosphate, zinc and potassium follows alterations in nitrogen balance. Iron and

Biological energy: Whenever matter is broken down its chemical energy is released as heat. Non biological system can utilize this heat energy directly in the performance  of work,

CEL L THEORY Proposed by Mathias Jacob Schleiden, 1838 (Jerman Botanist), Theodore Schwann, 1839 (Jerman Zoologist) It consists of 5 fundamental facts - (i) Body of livi

Illustrate the metabolism of cornea? Metabolism of Cornea: The corneal epithelium plays several roles in the process of image formation. Its apical cell border interacts

The clinical  manifestations of IE result from the local destructive effects of intracardiac infection; the embolization of bland or septic fragments of vegetations to

Theoretically you can build a light microscope with unlimited magnification, but can you build a light microscope with unlimited resolution? Why or why not? (Hint: what really cont

Explain the Meaning of Transfer of Culture Transfer of culture can be done from one liquid media to another liquid media or from liquid to solid media or vice versa. The steps

whats ur clear definition of virus

G a ngrenous dermatitis (necrotic dermatitis) A bacterial condition in chickens caused by spores of Clostridium septicum , sometimes that of Cl. novyi / Cl. edematiens a

Describe about the term - Bacterial Infections Bacterium is a loose generic name for any microorganism (typically one celled) that has no chlorophyll and multiplies by simple d