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ECG Carts

ECG Cart for Convenient Patient Examination Introduction Medical examination equipment is best done at the bedside of critically ill patients. The standard ECG cart has a raised platform to hold the ECG machine. Standard carts are also designed to handle spirometers and other life support machines that you may need.…
July 16, 2019
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Cranial Nerve Exam

The neurological exam allows for detection of symptoms that are indicative of underlying neurological pathologies and abnormalities. The exam is also necessary to determine the range of disability in neurological function. A properly conducted neurological examination allows for the localization of the pathology to particular areas in the central and…
July 15, 2019
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CPT 12001 – Simple Wound Repair

CPT 12001 - Simple repair of superficial wounds of scalp, neck, axillae, external genitalia, trunk and/or extremities (including hands and feet). This code is used for the simplest type of superficial repair of wound that does not exceed 2.5 cm in length. A superficial wound of the scalp, neck, axillae,…
July 15, 2019
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Motor System Exam

The motor examination involves examining the following and comparing both sides to note abnormalities: Bulk and nutrition of muscles Tone of muscles Power of muscles Reflexes Coordination of movements Involuntary movements Gait The motor neurons whose axons terminate at neuromuscular junctions and which activate voluntary skeletal muscles contraction upon stimulation…
July 15, 2019
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Reflex Exam

Reflexes can broadly be categorized as deep (tendon) reflexes and superficial reflexes.The deep (tendon) reflexes are monosynaptic stretch reflexes. They are tested through the use of a clinical hammer. Striking the clinical hammer against the tendon of the muscle elicits a sudden stretch impulse which can be observed as a…
July 15, 2019
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Sensory System Examination

Sensations are of two types: primary and cortical. Primary sensations are touch, pain, temperature, position, passive movements and vibrations. Cortical sensations are localization, two-point discrimination, stereognosis, and graphesthesia. Sensations are carried by two afferent pathways: the spinothalamic tracts and the dorsal column tracts. Spinothalamic tracts detect pain, temperature, and crude…
July 15, 2019