Table 4.1Equipment Required for the Physical Examination

Cotton wispSphygmomanometer
FlashlightStethoscope
Lubricating jellyTape measure
Mydriatic solutionThermometer
Oto-ophthalmoscopeTissues
Paper towelsTongue depressors
Pocket eye chartTuning fork (128 Hz)
Rectal glovesVials of coffee and cinnamon
Reflex hammer

From: Chapter 4, The Physical Examination

Cover of Clinical Methods
Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. 3rd edition.
Walker HK, Hall WD, Hurst JW, editors.
Boston: Butterworths; 1990.
Copyright © 1990, Butterworth Publishers, a division of Reed Publishing.

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