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Hammer and Otoscope Special Physical Exam Tests

Do you need to do special tests for eg drop arm test lachmans etc for musculoskeletal exams or just the basics?
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If these are needed to rule in/out one of your DDx, then yes, do them.
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For shoulder special tests how far do u need to go?
just check for rotator cuf tear by doing drop arm test and check for impringement only??
usmleworld have physical exams demonstration and only include these 2 tests.
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You could do those 2 tests only and if you have time and feel confident you could also try the Neer Impingement test and the hawkins test (both are quick and reliable)
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