Table 4.1Equipment Required for the Physical Examination

Cotton wispSphygmomanometer
Lubricating jellyTape measure
Mydriatic solutionThermometer
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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