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.
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