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  1. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    do we do that ? it takes a lot time, untieing gown and listening and then tieng back ... is it okay to do only when it seems required in first aid, its mentioned for all the cases ...
  2. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    Hello, When do we say a patient has fever? When do we record it in the patient note? What is low grade fever? In different places there are different numbers So for CS what is the number that any temperature above is fever? is it 100 F is it 37.3 c ????
  3. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    Do you make sure to go through the entire checklist in FA? I mean for example, if it's a headache case, do you practice going through the entire HEENT and neurological examinations in full detail? It seems like there wouldn't be enough time.
  4. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    does sequence of examination matters if pt comes with calf pain then we have to do the related examination first then cvs and pulmo or it can be done in this sequence1-cvs 2-pulmo 3-related exam, because pt will be in sitting position already so we can check cvs and pulmo first then related...
  5. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    what PE we should do in neuro exam if it seems cvs cause for LOC/dizziness.reply pls
  6. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    i'm confused about the physical exam,should we do the general physical exam in every pt or just the focussed exam
  7. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    Hi All, It is said that if a pt has pain then you should never repeat a procedure that will reproduce the pain. Therefore, my question is how do you show the SP that you know what maneuver to do but because they are in pain, you cant. Thanks
  8. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    I need some help, if in a case history points out about pneumonia, should we perform all like bronchophony, egophony and tactile fremitus and what should be the sequence?
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    am havin a query. a pt has a fall n says he has pain in his upper arm. Can we palpate on that area? (causing pain)
  10. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    I hv read all the mini cases and now i hv started to read practice cases...I am not able to understand that how will i have time to do all physical exams?..like in FA for a case of sore throat in checklist they hv given head and neck, CV exam, Pulmonary exam, Abdominal exam and skin and lymph...
  11. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    how do you check range of motion in back pain?
  12. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    Do you need to do special tests for eg drop arm test lachmans etc for musculoskeletal exams or just the basics?
  13. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    FA has some brief description in two sentences. In reality, how will you do it? If you untie the gown and ask if it is OK to loose the gown from the back, you may have to expose the patient's back too. How far will you lower the gown? If you ask the patient to lift up the gown from below...
  14. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    i have 1 question guys sud we have to auscultate by bell/diaphragm .....:confused:
  15. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    ROM Back. Flexion, extension, abduction and adduction at hip. SLR test. Muscle strength LE Sensation LE DTR LE Pulses LE Correct me if I am wrong ??
  16. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    Should we check strength ( pull in and push out ) in arm in patient of arm fracture ? FA case 3,if the patient is saying that he is feeling pain with every movement ??
  17. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    i noticed FA does Heart Lung in every case and some cases ABD. do we do heart lung in ever case
  18. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    After having ridiculous flashbacks about my exam this past week one really important thing came to mind.... What if I seriously messed up one physical exam...like should have performed a focused lung and heart exam but just auscultated because I didn't realize the ddx until after I left the...
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    Do we have to do ABD exam in chest pain all the time or specific time when we trying to rule our GERD/Peptic Ulcer Disease
  20. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    do we sit on stool when pt has chest pain
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