INCLUDED IN ANNUAL EXAMS
- Blood Pressure
- Heart Rate
- Height / Weight
- Respiratory Rate
Listening to your heart with a stethascope, your provider is looking to detect a healthy heartbeat. Irregular heartbeat, a heart murmur, while other clues may suggest heart disease.
Using a stethoscope, your provider will listen for crackles, wheezes, or decreasing breath sounds. These and others sounds are clues to the possible presense of heart or lung disease.
Head & Neck Exam
Your provider will be examing your throat and tonsils at this stage. The quality of your teeth and gums also prvides information about your overal health. In addition, ears, nose, sinuses, eyes, lymph nodes, thyroid, and carotid arteries will also be examined.
Your provider will use a range of examination techniques to determine liver size and presence of abdominal fluid, listening for bowel sounds with a stethoscope, and palpating for tenderness.
Nerves, muscle strength, reflexes, balance, and mental state will be assessed.
Skin and nail findings could indicate a dermatological problem or disease.
Your provider will look for physical and sensory changes. Pulses will be checked in your arms and legs. Furthermore, examining joints can assess for abnormalities.
*Especially Noteworthy: If abnormalities are present in your physical, your provider may order further testing.
- Hepatitis A (Adult)
- Hepatitis A (Pediatric)
- Hepatitis B (Adult)
- Hepatitis B (Pediatric)
- Japanese Encephalitis
- Zostavax (Shingles)
- Polio (IPV)
- Rabies Vaccination
- Tetanus Diphtheria (TD)
- Tetanus Diphtheria Pertussis (TDAP)
- Twinrix (Hep A & B Combination)
- Yellow Fever