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Hammer and Otoscope How quickly we should do the Physical Examination in the CS Exam?

How quick should one perform the physical examination, ex fundoscope, motor exam, sensory?

Will it look bad if we are in a hurry and do the exam in a cursory fashion?
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It's OK to go fast but it's not OK to do it so fast as to be inappropriate or deficient.

Keep practicing and your speed will improve.
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if you are timing yourself then say about 3-5 minutes.not more.closure is more important that the physical exam.
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