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Expanded Problem
Focused Exam
 

 


The Expanded Problem Focused Exam is the second lowest level of physical exam. We recommend using the 1997 physical exam rules.

1997 Expanded Problem Focused Exam

At least six bullets from one or more organ systems

Example

Vitals: 120/80, 88, 98.6
General appearance: NAD, conversant
Lungs: Clear to auscultation
CV: RRR, no MRGs
Abdomen: Soft, nontender
Extremities: No peripheral edema

(1 bullet for three vital signs)
(1 bullet for general appearance)
(1 bullet for auscultation of lungs)
(1 bullet for auscultation of the heart)
(1 bullet for examination of the abdomen)
(1 bullet for examination of extremities for edema)
 
Total bullets = six





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