Physical Examination

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Physical Examination by Mind Map: Physical Examination

1. Infection

1.1. Feel

1.1.1. swollen lymph nodes

1.1.2. chills or fever

1.1.3. nausea, vomitting or diarrhoea

1.1.4. fatigue

1.1.5. weakness

1.1.6. stiff or aching muscles

1.1.7. painful or burning urination

1.2. Hear

1.2.1. patient may express complaints of headache

1.2.2. patient may express feeling of tiredness or lethargy

1.2.3. patient may complain of pain in abdomen or rectum

1.2.4. cough, sneezing or congestion

1.3. See

1.3.1. bites, wounds or cuts

1.3.2. redness surrounding wounds or abrasions

1.3.3. formation of pus

1.3.4. rash formation

1.3.5. swelling

1.4. Smell

1.4.1. strong smelling urine

2. Rashes

2.1. Feel

2.1.1. itchiness

2.1.2. raised red, rough or raised skin

2.1.3. skin may feel warmer to touch

2.2. Hear

2.2.1. patient may describe feeling of stress or anxiety

2.2.2. patient may express previous contact with common allergens such as chemicals, insects or foods.

2.3. See

2.3.1. skin redness

2.3.2. blistered skin

2.3.3. broken infected skin

2.3.4. dry skin

2.3.5. hives

2.3.6. scaly or crusted skin

3. Fever

3.1. Feel

3.1.1. headache

3.1.2. weakness

3.1.3. muscle aches

3.1.4. skin may be hot to touch or warmer than normal

3.2. Hear

3.2.1. patient may be irritable

3.2.2. express a loss of appetite

3.2.3. may complain of weakness or muscle aches

3.3. See

3.3.1. patient may experience chills and show signs of shivering

3.3.2. dehydration

3.3.2.1. patient may be parched

3.3.2.2. look tired

3.3.2.3. show signs of dry mouth lips or eyes

3.3.3. measured temperature over 39 degrees

3.3.4. sweating

3.3.5. flushed skin