physical examination

Summary

Summary: Systematic and thorough inspection of the patient for physical signs of disease or abnormality.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Physical examination tests of the shoulder: a systematic review with meta-analysis of individual tests
    E J Hegedus
    Duke University, DUMC 3907, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Br J Sports Med 42:80-92; discussion 92. 2008
  2. doi Reliability of physical examination tests used in the assessment of patients with shoulder problems: a systematic review
    Stephen May
    Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield S10 2BP, UK
    Physiotherapy 96:179-90. 2010
  3. ncbi Faculty and the observation of trainees' clinical skills: problems and opportunities
    Eric S Holmboe
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Acad Med 79:16-22. 2004
  4. doi The diagnostic value of physical examination and additional testing in primary care patients with suspected heart failure
    Johannes C Kelder
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Room 6 101, University Medical Center Utrecht, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG Utrecht, The Netherlands, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Circulation 124:2865-73. 2011
  5. ncbi The Canadian National Breast Screening Study-1: breast cancer mortality after 11 to 16 years of follow-up. A randomized screening trial of mammography in women age 40 to 49 years
    Anthony B Miller
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 137:305-12. 2002
  6. doi Physical examination, central venous pressure, and chest radiography for the prediction of transpulmonary thermodilution-derived hemodynamic parameters in critically ill patients: a prospective trial
    Bernd Saugel
    II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universitat Munchen, Ismaninger Strasse 22, D 81675 Munchen, Germany
    J Crit Care 26:402-10. 2011
  7. pmc Inter-examiner reproducibility of tests for lumbar motor control
    Flemming Enoch
    Department of Rheumatology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:114. 2011
  8. doi Development and implementation of a standardized precompetition medical assessment of international elite football players--2006 FIFA World Cup Germany
    Jiri Dvorak
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin J Sport Med 19:316-21. 2009
  9. doi Reliability and diagnostic accuracy of 5 physical examination tests and combination of tests for subacromial impingement
    Lori A Michener
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, PO Box 980224, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1898-903. 2009
  10. doi Clinical whole-body skin examination reduces the incidence of thick melanomas
    Joanne F Aitken
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 126:450-8. 2010

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  1. ncbi Physical examination tests of the shoulder: a systematic review with meta-analysis of individual tests
    E J Hegedus
    Duke University, DUMC 3907, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Br J Sports Med 42:80-92; discussion 92. 2008
    To compile and critique research on the diagnostic accuracy of individual orthopaedic physical examination tests in a manner that would allow clinicians to judge whether these tests are valuable to their practice.
  2. doi Reliability of physical examination tests used in the assessment of patients with shoulder problems: a systematic review
    Stephen May
    Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield S10 2BP, UK
    Physiotherapy 96:179-90. 2010
    ..Shoulder pain is a common clinical problem, and numerous tests are used to diagnose structural pathology...
  3. ncbi Faculty and the observation of trainees' clinical skills: problems and opportunities
    Eric S Holmboe
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Acad Med 79:16-22. 2004
    The clinical skills of medical interviewing, physical examination, and counseling remain vital to the effective care of patients, yet research continues to document serious deficiencies in clinical skills among students and residents...
  4. doi The diagnostic value of physical examination and additional testing in primary care patients with suspected heart failure
    Johannes C Kelder
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Room 6 101, University Medical Center Utrecht, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG Utrecht, The Netherlands, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Circulation 124:2865-73. 2011
    ..Early diagnosis of nonacute heart failure is crucial because prompt initiation of evidence-based treatment can prevent or slow down further progression. To diagnose new-onset heart failure in primary care is challenging...
  5. ncbi The Canadian National Breast Screening Study-1: breast cancer mortality after 11 to 16 years of follow-up. A randomized screening trial of mammography in women age 40 to 49 years
    Anthony B Miller
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 137:305-12. 2002
    ..The efficacy of breast cancer screening in women age 40 to 49 years remains controversial...
  6. doi Physical examination, central venous pressure, and chest radiography for the prediction of transpulmonary thermodilution-derived hemodynamic parameters in critically ill patients: a prospective trial
    Bernd Saugel
    II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universitat Munchen, Ismaninger Strasse 22, D 81675 Munchen, Germany
    J Crit Care 26:402-10. 2011
    b>Physical examination, assessment of central venous pressure (CVP) and chest radiography are diagnostic tools for estimation of volume status in intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
  7. pmc Inter-examiner reproducibility of tests for lumbar motor control
    Flemming Enoch
    Department of Rheumatology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:114. 2011
    ..This has not been considered before. The aim was to analyse the reproducibility of five different quantitative tests for LMC commonly used in daily clinical practice...
  8. doi Development and implementation of a standardized precompetition medical assessment of international elite football players--2006 FIFA World Cup Germany
    Jiri Dvorak
    FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre F MARC, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin J Sport Med 19:316-21. 2009
    ....
  9. doi Reliability and diagnostic accuracy of 5 physical examination tests and combination of tests for subacromial impingement
    Lori A Michener
    Department of Physical Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia, PO Box 980224, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1898-903. 2009
    ..To investigate the reliability and diagnostic accuracy of individual tests and combination of tests for subacromial impingement syndrome (SAIS)...
  10. doi Clinical whole-body skin examination reduces the incidence of thick melanomas
    Joanne F Aitken
    Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer Control, Cancer Council Queensland, Australia
    Int J Cancer 126:450-8. 2010
    ..Because survival from melanoma is strongly related to tumour thickness, these results suggest that screening would reduce melanoma mortality...
  11. ncbi Identification of neck-shoulder disorders in a 1 year follow-up study. Validation Of a questionnaire-based method
    A Kaergaard
    Department of Occupational Health, Herning Hospital, DK 7400, Herning, Denmark
    Pain 86:305-10. 2000
    ..Apparently increase of symptoms did not seem to be the optimal criteria for identification of incident cases. Alternatively a cut-of point of regional complaints in close relation to clinical examinations is recommended...
  12. ncbi Comorbidity of fibromyalgia and psychiatric disorders
    Lesley M Arnold
    Women s Health Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1219-25. 2006
    ..To assess the co-occurrence of fibromyalgia with psychiatric disorders in participants of a fibromyalgia family study...
  13. ncbi Effects of basic clinical skills training on objective structured clinical examination performance
    Jana Jünger
    Medical Hospital, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Med Educ 39:1015-20. 2005
    ..The aim of curriculum reform in medical education is to improve students' clinical and communication skills. However, there are contradicting results regarding the effectiveness of such reforms...
  14. doi Which physical examination tests provide clinicians with the most value when examining the shoulder? Update of a systematic review with meta-analysis of individual tests
    Eric J Hegedus
    Physical Therapy, High Point University, High Point, North Carolina 27262, USA
    Br J Sports Med 46:964-78. 2012
    To update our previously published systematic review and meta-analysis by subjecting the literature on shoulder physical examination (ShPE) to careful analysis in order to determine each tests clinical utility.
  15. pmc Evaluation of the educational value of YouTube videos about physical examination of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems
    Samy A Azer
    Curriculum Development and Research Unit, Department of Medical Education, King Saud University, Riyadh 11461, Saudi Arabia
    J Med Internet Res 15:e241. 2013
    A number of studies have evaluated the educational contents of videos on YouTube. However, little analysis has been done on videos about physical examination.
  16. doi Teaching medical students ultrasound to measure liver size: comparison with experienced clinicians using physical examination alone
    Gueorgui Mouratev
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Teach Learn Med 25:84-8. 2013
    ..Ultrasound is increasingly recognized as a valuable addition to medical school curriculum...
  17. pmc Learning physical examination skills outside timetabled training sessions: what happens and why?
    Robbert J Duvivier
    Skillslab, Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 17:339-55. 2012
    Lack of published studies on students' practice behaviour of physical examination skills outside timetabled training sessions inspired this study into what activities medical students undertake to improve their skills and factors ..
  18. pmc Voluntary medical male circumcision: a cross-sectional study comparing circumcision self-report and physical examination findings in Lesotho
    Anne Goldzier Thomas
    Department of Defense HIV AIDS Prevention Program, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27561. 2011
    ..This study describes MC characteristics among men applying for Lesotho Defence Force recruitment and seeks to assess MC self-reported accuracy through comparison with physical-examination-based data...
  19. ncbi Reliability of procedures used in the physical examination of non-specific low back pain: a systematic review
    Stephen May
    Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Aust J Physiother 52:91-102. 2006
    ..review was to determine the quality of the research and to assess the reliability of different types of physical examination procedures used in the assessment of patients with non-specific low back pain...
  20. ncbi A pilot project to study the use of ultrasonography for teaching physical examination to medical students
    Robert S Shapiro
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Box 1234, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Comput Biol Med 32:403-9. 2002
    The purpose of this study was to study the use of ultrasound as an aid to teaching physical examination. Five medical students were given a 1-week course in ultrasound, and were then assigned to clinical rotations to perform ultrasound ..
  21. ncbi Clinical assessment of dehydration in older people admitted to hospital: what are the strongest indicators?
    Angela Vivanti
    Nutrition and Dietetics, Princess Alexandra Hospital Health, Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba, Qld 4103, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 47:340-55. 2008
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  22. ncbi A systematic review of the history and physical examination to diagnose influenza
    Mark H Ebell
    Department of Family Practice, Michigan State University, East Lansing
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:1-5. 2004
    ..Although influenza is a commonly encountered condition in primary care, and diagnosis is increasingly important given the availability of new treatments, there has been no systematic review of the evidence on clinical diagnosis...
  23. pmc Educational paper: Detection of child abuse and neglect at the emergency room
    Arianne Hélène Teeuw
    Department of Social Paediatrics, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Centre, P O Box 22660, 1100, DD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 171:877-85. 2012
    ..This educational paper provides the reader with an up-to-date and in-depth overview of the current screening methods for CAN at the ER...
  24. doi Simulation training for breast and pelvic physical examination: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    C A Dilaveri
    General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    BJOG 120:1171-82. 2013
    ..Breast and pelvic examinations are challenging intimate examinations. Technology-based simulation may help to overcome these challenges...
  25. pmc Accuracy of physical examination, ultrasonography, and mammography in predicting residual pathologic tumor size in patients treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Anees B Chagpar
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4095, USA
    Ann Surg 243:257-64. 2006
    To assess the accuracy of physical examination, ultrasonography, and mammography in predicting residual size of breast tumors following neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
  26. doi Rehabilitation for shoulder instability
    A Jaggi
    Shoulder and Elbow Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore HA7 4LP, UK
    Br J Sports Med 44:333-40. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the types of instability and guide appropriate management, helping to avoid surgery in inappropriate cases and ensure that effective rehabilitation has been achieved...
  27. pmc To observe or not to observe peers when learning physical examination skills; that is the question
    Bernard Martineau
    Universite de Sherbrooke, Faculte de Medecine et des Sciences de la Sante, 3001 12ème avenue nord Sherbrooke, Quebec J1H 5N4, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 13:55. 2013
    Learning physical examination skills is an essential element of medical education. Teaching strategies include practicing the skills either alone or in-group...
  28. pmc Narrative review: should teaching of the respiratory physical examination be restricted only to signs with proven reliability and validity?
    Jochanan Benbassat
    Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Smokler Center for Health Policy Research, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Gen Intern Med 25:865-72. 2010
    ..reliability (reproducibility, inter-examiner agreement) and validity (sensitivity, specificity and likelihood ratios) of respiratory physical examination (PE) signs, and suggest an approach to teaching these signs to medical students.
  29. doi Clinical and radiographic characteristics associated with abusive and nonabusive head trauma: a systematic review
    Shalea J Piteau
    Department of Pediatrics, Kingston General Hospital, Queen s University, 76 Stuart St, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 2V7
    Pediatrics 130:315-23. 2012
    ..To systematically review the literature to determine which clinical and radiographic characteristics are associated with abusive head trauma (AHT) and nonabusive head trauma (nAHT) in children...
  30. doi Special physical examination tests for superior labrum anterior posterior shoulder tears are clinically limited and invalid: a diagnostic systematic review
    Eric Calvert
    Department of Orthopedics, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:558-63. 2009
    The diagnosis of a superior labrum anterior posterior (SLAP) lesion through physical examination has been widely reported in the literature...
  31. pmc Clinical features from the history and physical examination that predict the presence or absence of pulmonary embolism in symptomatic emergency department patients: results of a prospective, multicenter study
    D Mark Courtney
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:307-315.e1. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to measure the predictive value of 13 implicit variables...
  32. doi Traditional lesion detection aids
    K W Neuhaus
    Department of Preventive, Restorative and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Monogr Oral Sci 21:42-51. 2009
    ..Lesion detection aids can assist in the longitudinal monitoring of the behaviour of initial lesions...
  33. pmc Interrater reliability and physical examination of the pubovisceral portion of the levator ani muscle, validity comparisons using MR imaging
    Rohna Kearney
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:50-4. 2006
    ..This study aims to determine interrater reliability of physical examination in detecting these defects, and to validate findings from physical examination using comparisons with MR ..
  34. pmc Prevalence of electrocardiographic abnormalities in West-Asian and African male athletes
    M G Wilson
    ASPETAR, Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, PO Box 29222, Doha, Qatar
    Br J Sports Med 46:341-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate the electrocardiographic (ECG) characteristics of West-Asian, black and Caucasian male athletes competing in Qatar using the 2010 recommendations for 12-lead ECG interpretation by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)...
  35. doi Mechanized pivot shift test achieves greater accuracy than manual pivot shift test
    Volker Musahl
    Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Orthopaedic Department, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:1208-13. 2010
    ..This setup may increase consistency of clinical grading of the pivot shift test...
  36. doi Reliability of a new hand-held dynamometer in measuring shoulder range of motion and strength
    Angela Cadogan
    School of Rehabilitation and Occupation Studies, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, AUT University, Private Bag 92006, Akoranga Drive, Northcote, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Man Ther 16:97-101. 2011
    Acceptable reliability is a prerequisite for inclusion of physical examination tests in clinical examinations of the painful shoulder...
  37. pmc The accuracy of the physical examination for the diagnosis of midlumbar and low lumbar nerve root impingement
    Pradeep Suri
    Division of Research, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:63-73. 2011
    Cross-sectional study with prospective recruitment. OBJECTIVE.: To determine the accuracy of the physical examination for the diagnosis of midlumbar nerve root impingement (L2, L3, or L4), low lumbar nerve root impingement (L5 or S1) and ..
  38. ncbi Physical examination for lumbar radiculopathy due to disc herniation in patients with low-back pain
    Daniëlle Awm van der Windt
    Department of Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK, ST5 5BG
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2010
    ..Primary care clinicians use patient history and physical examination to evaluate the likelihood of disc herniation and select patients for further imaging and possible surgery.
  39. doi Cost-effectiveness of clinical breast assessment-based screening in rural Egypt
    Adel Denewer
    Surgical Oncology Department, Oncology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt
    World J Surg 34:2204-10. 2010
    ..We report the first clinical breast assessment-based screening project in an entirely rural Egyptian community...
  40. doi Clinicians' description of factors influencing their reporting of suspected child abuse: report of the Child Abuse Reporting Experience Study Research Group
    Rise Jones
    Evaluation Solutions, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 122:259-66. 2008
    ....
  41. ncbi Ultrasonography of the internal jugular vein in patients with dyspnea without jugular venous distention on physical examination
    Timothy Jang
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:160-8. 2004
    Accurate physical examination of patients with dyspnea is important. Jugular venous distention, however, can be difficult to assess in patients...
  42. doi Usefulness of a new miniaturized echocardiographic system in outpatient cardiology consultations as an extension of physical examination
    Nuno Cardim
    Hospital da Luz, Cardiology Department, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 24:117-24. 2011
    The aim of this study was to assess the usefulness of a new miniaturized echocardiographic system (MS) to perform bedside echocardiography in initial outpatient cardiology consultations, in addition to physical examination.
  43. ncbi Multilevel surgery in spastic diplegia: evaluation by physical examination and gait analysis in 25 children
    Vinay Saraph
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:150-7. 2002
    ..2 procedures) according to criteria defined on the basis of physical examination and gait analysis...
  44. doi Evaluation of several ultrasonography scoring systems for synovitis and comparison to clinical examination: results from a prospective multicentre study of rheumatoid arthritis
    Maxime Dougados
    Medicine Faculty, Rheumatology B Department, Descartes University UPRES EA 4058 APHP, Cochin Hospital, 27 rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques, 75014 Paris, France
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:828-33. 2010
    ..To evaluate different global ultrasonographic (US) synovitis scoring systems as potential outcome measures of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) according to the Outcome Measures in Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Trials (OMERACT) filter...
  45. ncbi Does this dyspneic patient in the emergency department have congestive heart failure?
    Charlie S Wang
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada
    JAMA 294:1944-56. 2005
    ..Dyspnea is a common complaint in the emergency department where physicians must accurately make a rapid diagnosis...
  46. ncbi What do we know about the reliability and validity of physical examination tests used to examine the upper extremity?
    R G Marx
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 24:185-93. 1999
    ..Overall, however, we determined that there is little evidence regarding the reliability and validity of physical examination for the upper extremity and specifically less information available regarding the reliability of diagnostic ..
  47. doi Clinical assessment of the deep cervical flexor muscles: the craniocervical flexion test
    Gwendolen A Jull
    NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 31:525-33. 2008
    ....
  48. ncbi Diagnostic and prognostic value of clinical findings in 83 athletes with posterior thigh injury: comparison of clinical findings with magnetic resonance imaging documentation of hamstring muscle strain
    Geoffrey M Verrall
    SPORTSMED SA Sports Medicine Clinic, Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Sports Med 31:969-73. 2003
    ..Little is known about the clinical features of posterior thigh injuries and their contribution to accurate diagnosis and prognostic assessment of hamstring muscle strain injury...
  49. ncbi Preoperative estimation of the pathological breast tumour size by physical examination, mammography and ultrasound: a prospective study on 105 invasive tumours
    Anne M Bosch
    Department of Surgery, Maastricht University Hospital, P Debyelaan 25, Maastricht, Netherlands
    Eur J Radiol 48:285-92. 2003
    The clinical breast tumour size can be assessed preoperatively by physical examination, mammography and ultrasound. At present it is not clear which modality correlates best with the histological invasive breast tumour size...
  50. ncbi Preventing diabetic foot ulcer recurrence in high-risk patients: use of temperature monitoring as a self-assessment tool
    Lawrence A Lavery
    Department of Surgery, Scott and White Hospital, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, Temple, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:14-20. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a temperature monitoring instrument to reduce the incidence of foot ulcers in individuals with diabetes who have a high risk for lower extremity complications...
  51. ncbi Ultrasonography of the metatarsophalangeal joints in rheumatoid arthritis: comparison with magnetic resonance imaging, conventional radiography, and clinical examination
    Marcin Szkudlarek
    University of Copenhagen Hvidovre Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 50:2103-12. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi Does this patient have an instability of the shoulder or a labrum lesion?
    Jolanda J Luime
    The Netherlands Expert Centre for Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, Erasmus, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 292:1989-99. 2004
    ..History taking and clinical tests are commonly used to diagnose shoulder pain. Unclear is whether tests and history accurately diagnose instability or intra-articular pathology (IAP)...
  53. ncbi Accuracy of physical diagnostic tests for assessing ruptures of the anterior cruciate ligament: a meta-analysis
    Rob J P M Scholten
    Dutch Cochrane Centre, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Fam Pract 52:689-94. 2003
    ..This systematic review summarizes the evidence on the accuracy of tests for assessing ACL ruptures of the knee...
  54. ncbi Systemic manifestations in response to mydriasis and physical examination during screening for retinopathy of prematurity
    Ryan Rush
    Department of Pediatrics, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Northwest Texas Healthcare Systems, Amarillo, TX 79106, USA
    Retina 24:242-5. 2004
    ..The authors also investigated the relationship between distress during the screening process and the severity of prematurity of the infant...
  55. ncbi Systematic review: the value of the periodic health evaluation
    L Ebony Boulware
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Intern Med 146:289-300. 2007
    ..The periodic health evaluation (PHE) has been a fundamental part of medical practice for decades despite a lack of consensus on its value...
  56. pmc Risk of competitive sport in young athletes with heart disease
    S Firoozi
    Department of Cardiological Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Heart 89:710-4. 2003
    ..Physicians evaluating young athletes need to be aware of the spectrum of physiological adaptations and to be familiar with conditions responsible for sudden death in this population...
  57. doi How well do questionnaires perform compared with physical examination in detecting flexural eczema? Findings from the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two
    C Flohr
    Centre for Evidence Based Dermatology, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Br J Dermatol 161:846-53. 2009
    ..Questionnaires are widely used in epidemiological studies to measure eczema symptom prevalence, but there are concerns regarding their accuracy if used as a diagnostic tool...
  58. ncbi Diagnostic value of physical tests for isolated chronic acromioclavicular lesions
    Efstathios Chronopoulos
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:655-61. 2004
    ..Chronic acromioclavicular joint lesions are a common source of pain and disability in the shoulder. The goal of this study was to evaluate diagnostic values of physical tests for isolated, chronic acromioclavicular joint lesions...
  59. ncbi Testing strategies in the initial management of patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    Joshua P Metlay
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 9th Floor, University and Woodland Avenues, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:109-18. 2003
    ..This paper reviews the test characteristics of the history, physical examination, and laboratory findings, individually and in combination, in diagnosing community-acquired pneumonia and ..
  60. ncbi A comparative assessment of alignment angle of the knee by radiographic and physical examination methods
    Virginia B Kraus
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1730-5. 2005
    To compare the knee-alignment angle from a full-limb radiograph (mechanical axis) with the anatomic-axis angle as measured by physical examination using a goniometer and by 2 other radiographic methods.
  61. ncbi Measures of physical performance and risk for progressive and catastrophic disability: results from the Women's Health and Aging Study
    Graziano Onder
    Centro Medicina dell Invecchiamento, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Policlinico A Gemelli, L go Francesco Vito 1, 00168 Roma, Italy
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:74-9. 2005
    ..The authors evaluated the ability of upper and lower extremity performance measures to predict progressive and catastrophic disability in activities of daily living (ADL), mobility, and upper extremity function...
  62. ncbi Revision of posturography based on force plate for balance evaluation
    Marcos Duarte
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Neurociências e Comportamento, Escola de Educacao Fisica e Esporte, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Rev Bras Fisioter 14:183-92. 2010
    ..The investigation of this control has awakened the interest of professionals from several fields such as Physical Therapy, Physical Education, Engineering, Physics, Medicine, Psychology, and others...
  63. doi Delayed identification of pediatric abuse-related fractures
    Nisanthini Ravichandiran
    Division of aPediatric Emergency Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 125:60-6. 2010
    ..A secondary objective was to determine clinical predictors that are associated with unrecognized abuse...
  64. doi Uptake of breast cancer screening measures among immigrant and Swiss women in Switzerland
    Marina Fontana
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:752-8. 2008
    ..The situation for immigrant women in Switzerland is compounded by the fact that all women living in Switzerland are at major risk of developing breast cancer during their lifetime...
  65. ncbi Preventive health screenings and health consultations in primary care increase life expectancy without increasing costs
    Susanne R Rasmussen
    DSI Danish Institute for Health Services Research, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:365-72. 2007
    ..The intention was to investigate whether preventive health checks and health discussions are cost effective...
  66. doi Current concepts review: comprehensive physical examination for instability of the knee
    James H Lubowitz
    Taos Orthopaedic Institute Research Foundation, 1219 A Gusdorf Road, Taos, NM 87571, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:577-94. 2008
    A careful history and physical examination are the cornerstones of orthopaedic sports medicine...
  67. ncbi The 45 year old health check - feasibility and impact on practices and patient behaviour
    Cheryl Amoroso
    Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 38:358-62. 2009
    ..The 45 year old health check (MBS item 717) for patients aged 45-49 years was introduced in 2006. This study evaluated its impact on preventive care and patient reported risk factors...
  68. ncbi Psychometric characteristics and clinical usefulness of physical performance tests in patients with low back pain
    M J Simmonds
    School of Physical Therapy, Texas Woman s University, Houston, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:2412-21. 1998
    ..The psychometric properties and clinical use of a battery of physical performance measures were tested on 44 patients with low back pain and 48 healthy, pain-free control subjects...
  69. ncbi Associations between physical examination and self-reported physical function in older community-dwelling adults with knee pain
    Laurence Wood
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Stoke on Trent ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Phys Ther 88:33-42. 2008
    ..Clinicians depend on the history and physical examination to direct treatment...
  70. ncbi Reliability of the knee examination in osteoarthritis: effect of standardization
    Jolanda Cibere
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 50:458-68. 2004
    To assess the reliability of physical examination of the osteoarthritic (OA) knee by rheumatologists, and to evaluate the benefits of standardization.
  71. pmc Electrocardiographic changes in 1000 highly trained junior elite athletes
    S Sharma
    St George s Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Br J Sports Med 33:319-24. 1999
    ..To evaluate the spectrum of electrocardiographic (ECG) changes in 1000 junior (18 or under) elite athletes...
  72. doi Diagnostic accuracy of physical examination, transvaginal sonography, rectal endoscopic sonography, and magnetic resonance imaging to diagnose deep infiltrating endometriosis
    Marc Bazot
    Services de Radiologie, Hopital Tenon, Paris, France
    Fertil Steril 92:1825-33. 2009
    To compare the value of physical examination, transvaginal sonography (TVS), rectal endoscopic sonography (RES), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the assessment of different locations of deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE).
  73. doi Age-specific reliability of two grip-strength dynamometers when used by children
    H M Ties Molenaar
    Research Unit, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Room Ee 1591, Dr Molewaterplein 50, 3015GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1053-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish test-retest reliability for different age groups and to determine which instrument is the most reliable...
  74. pmc Diagnostic value of history and physical examination in patients suspected of lumbosacral nerve root compression
    P C A J Vroomen
    Department of Neurology, Maastricht University Hospital, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:630-4. 2002
    ..To evaluate patient characteristics, symptoms, and examination findings in the clinical diagnosis of lumbosacral nerve root compression causing sciatica...
  75. ncbi Comorbid depression and anxiety in fibromyalgia syndrome: relationship to somatic and psychosocial variables
    Kati Thieme
    Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356540, Seattle, WA 98195 6540, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:837-44. 2004
    ..The prevalence as well as predictors of psychiatric disorders (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition [DSM-IV] axis I and II) in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) was evaluated...
  76. doi Hand-carried ultrasound performed by hospitalists: does it improve the cardiac physical examination?
    L David Martin
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Med 122:35-41. 2009
    The traditional physical examination of the heart is relatively inaccurate. There is little information regarding whether cardiac hand-carried ultrasound performed by noncardiologists adds to the accuracy of physical examinations...
  77. ncbi Meta-analysis of prostate-specific antigen and digital rectal examination as screening tests for prostate carcinoma
    Kishor Mistry
    Family Practice, Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:95-101. 2003
    ..The usefulness of these screening mechanisms is not well established, however. A meta-analysis of PSA and DRE to detect prostate carcinoma was conducted with a focus on sensitivity, specificity, and positive predictive value...
  78. ncbi Physical examination tests for assessing a torn meniscus in the knee: a systematic review with meta-analysis
    Eric J Hegedus
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:541-50. 2007
    ..Systematic review and meta-analysis...
  79. ncbi High diagnostic yield and accuracy of history, physical examination, and ECG in patients with transient loss of consciousness in FAST: the Fainting Assessment study
    Nynke van Dijk
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam AMC UvA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 19:48-55. 2008
    ..Transient loss of consciousness (TLOC) is a common clinical problem...
  80. ncbi Chronic low back pain in older adults: prevalence, reliability, and validity of physical examination findings
    Debra K Weiner
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:11-20. 2006
    To develop a structured physical examination protocol that identifies common biomechanical and soft-tissue abnormalities for older adults with chronic low back pain (CLBP) that can be used as a triage tool for healthcare providers and to ..
  81. doi Bruising characteristics discriminating physical child abuse from accidental trauma
    Mary Clyde Pierce
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky 60614 3363, USA
    Pediatrics 125:67-74. 2010
    ..Our objective was to conduct a pilot study to identify discriminating bruising characteristics and to model those findings into a decision tool for screening children at high risk for abuse...
  82. ncbi Assessment of physical examination and magnetic resonance imaging findings of hamstring injury as predictors for recurrent injury
    Geoffrey M Verrall
    SPORTSMED SA Sports Medicine Clinic, Adelaide, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:215-24. 2006
    ..Prospective cohort study...
  83. ncbi A sampling strategy for promoting and assessing medical student retention of physical examination skills
    Reed G Williams
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, 800 North Rutledge Street, PO Box 19638, Springfield, IL 62794 9638, USA
    Acad Med 82:S22-5. 2007
    Skill acquisition and maintenance requires spaced deliberate practice. Assessing medical students' physical examination performance ability is resource intensive...
  84. ncbi Most clinical tests cannot accurately diagnose rotator cuff pathology: a systematic review
    Phillip C Hughes
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust J Physiother 54:159-70. 2008
    ..Do clinical tests accurately diagnose rotator cuff pathology?..
  85. ncbi Fever of unknown origin: focused diagnostic approach based on clinical clues from the history, physical examination, and laboratory tests
    Burke A Cunha
    Infectious Disease Division, Winthrop University Hospital, 259 First Street, Mineola, Long Island, NY 11501, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 21:1137-87, xi. 2007
    ..This article reviews the focused diagnostic approach to FUOs, emphasizing relevant history, physical examination, and selected laboratory tests using a clinical syndrome approach...
  86. doi Comparison of visual and ultrasound based techniques to measure head repositioning in healthy and neck-pain subjects
    Alexandra Roren
    Department of Rehabilitation, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France
    Man Ther 14:270-7. 2009
    ..65). The Revel visual technique is more appropriate for clinical practice, but with improved software, the 3D US method could provide additional quantitative and qualitative data invaluable for research...
  87. pmc Effect of a physical examination teaching program on the behavior of medical residents
    Graham T McMahon
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:710-4. 2005
    The reliance on physical examination as a diagnostic aid is in decline.
  88. doi Student views on the effective teaching of physical examination skills: a qualitative study
    Merel J C Martens
    Student Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 43:184-91. 2009
    ..The lack of published studies into effective skills teaching in clinical skills centres inspired this study of student views of the teaching behaviours of skills teachers...
  89. doi Factors which influence nurse practitioners ability to carry out physical examination skills in the clinical area after a degree level module--an electronic Delphi study
    Evelyn McElhinney
    School of Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
    J Clin Nurs 19:3177-87. 2010
    The aim of the study was to identify the factors that influence nurse practitioners ability to practice physical examination skills in the clinical area.
  90. ncbi Support of evidence-based guidelines for the annual physical examination: a survey of primary care providers
    Allan V Prochazka
    Ambulatory Care Section, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver 80220, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1347-52. 2005
    Current evidence does not support an annual screening physical examination for asymptomatic adults, but little is known about primary care provider (PCP) attitudes and practices regarding an annual physical examination.
  91. doi Diagnostic value of history-taking and physical examination for assessing meniscal tears of the knee in general practice
    Harry Pa Wagemakers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin J Sport Med 18:24-30. 2008
    To assess the diagnostic value of history-taking and physical examination of meniscal tears in general practice.
  92. ncbi Beauty is in the eye of the examiner: reaching agreement about physical signs and their value
    A M Joshua
    Department of Medical Oncology, Sydney Cancer Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Intern Med J 35:178-87. 2005
    ..advances in other areas, evidence-based medicine is yet to make substantial inroads on the standard medical physical examination. We have reviewed the evidence about the accuracy and reliability of the physical examination and common ..
  93. doi Diagnostics of femoroacetabular impingement and labral pathology of the hip: a systematic review of the accuracy and validity of physical tests
    Marsha Tijssen
    Sport Medisch Centrum Papendal, Papendallaan 7, Arnhem, The Netherlands
    Arthroscopy 28:860-71. 2012
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to identify the diagnostic accuracy and validity of physical tests that are used to assess FAI and labral pathology of the hip joint...
  94. ncbi Assessing physical examination skills of senior medical students: knowing how versus knowing when
    Luann Wilkerson
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1722, USA
    Acad Med 78:S30-2. 2003
    Literature has documented a lack of physical examination proficiency among medical students...
  95. doi Physical examination instead of laboratory tests for most infants born to mothers colonized with group B Streptococcus: support for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2010 recommendations
    Luigi Cantoni
    Department of Pediatrics, Sant Antonio Hospital, San Daniele del Friuli, Italy
    J Pediatr 163:568-73. 2013
    To compare 2 approaches in the management of neonates at risk for group B Streptococcus early-onset sepsis: laboratory tests plus standardized physical examination and standardized physical examination alone.
  96. doi Physical examination in radiculopathy
    Arthur J De Luigi
    Department of Neurology, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 22:7-40. 2011
    History and physical examination is the cornerstone in the appropriate diagnosis and treatment of any patient...
  97. ncbi The ultrasound-assisted physical examination in the periodic health evaluation of the elderly
    T Siepel
    Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    J Fam Pract 49:628-32. 2000
    Except for specific procedures such as blood pressure measurement, the conventional physical examination (PE) does not have sufficient sensitivity to be useful as part of the periodic health evaluation...
  98. pmc Bayes' theorem and the physical examination: probability assessment and diagnostic decision making
    Scott R Herrle
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15240 1001, USA
    Acad Med 86:618-27. 2011
    ..To determine how examination findings influence the probability assessment and diagnostic decision making of third- and fourth-year medical students, internal medicine residents, and academic general internists...
  99. doi The International Fitness Scale (IFIS): usefulness of self-reported fitness in youth
    Francisco B Ortega
    Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 40:701-11. 2011
    ....
  100. doi Interrater reliability of the craniocervical flexion test in asymptomatic individuals--a cross-sectional study
    Ashokan Arumugam
    Centre for Physiotherapy Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 34:247-53. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate interrater reliability of the craniocervical flexion test (CCFT) on asymptomatic subjects...
  101. doi Patterns of extracranial involvement in newly diagnosed giant cell arteritis assessed by physical examination, colour coded duplex sonography and FDG-PET
    S Forster
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Vasa 40:219-27. 2011
    ..Extent and distribution of extracranial involvement in these different presentations of GCA is not well known, and its detection may depend on the choice of vascular imaging...

Research Grants74

  1. STATISITICAL DESIGN, MONITORING &COORD. OF VISION CLINICAL TRIALS &EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Keri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Design: - To determine if you can take part, we will ask about your medical history and do a physical examination and an eye examination. Blood and urine samples will be taken...
  2. STATISITICAL DESIGN, MONITORING &COORD. OF VISION CLINICAL TRIALS &EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Keri Hammel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Design: - To determine if you can take part, we will ask about your medical history and do a physical examination and an eye examination. Blood and urine samples will be taken...
  3. Neonatal Programming of Growth and Maturation in Rhesus Monkeys
    Andrew Muir; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..measurements and circulating IGF-1) and body composition (DEXA), skeletal (X-ray) and pubertal maturation (physical examination, serum progesterone), and measures of metabolically dysregulated adipose tissue, including insulin ..
  4. Visualization of Pelvic Floor Reflexes
    CHRISTOS EURIPIDES CONSTANTINOU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Correlate these with reference to age, physical examination and parity in pre and postmenopausal women who are continent or report SUI...
  5. Perfluoroalkyl chemicals and the risk of developing clinical and subclinical CVD
    Anoop Shankar; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..including left ventricular mass, volume and mass to volume (M/V) ratio 2) detailed questionnaire, physical examination, and laboratory data on potential confounding factors such as smoking, alcohol intake, body mass index (BMI)..
  6. Epidemiology of asthma: risk and prognosis in a cohort from birth to adolescence
    Syed Hasan Arshad; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will assess symptoms, lung function, airway inflammation, and atopic markers using questionnaire, physical examination, spirometry, bronchial provocation, exhaled nitric oxide, sputum induction, skin prick test, and total IgE...
  7. Prev. of Cardiovas. Complications of Pediatric SLE: Artherosclerosis Prev in Pedi
    Laura E Schanberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..visits will generally last 2 hours and will include medical interview, medication review and pill count, physical examination, and blood and urine tests...
  8. Biological Response to Air Quality Change in Beijing pre-, mid- and post-Olympics
    Lina Mu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Each interview consisted of an in-person interview, physical examination, and biospecimen collection (blood, urine and sputum)...
  9. Fish Oil in Pregnancy and Offspring CVD Risk: 17 years follow-up from an RCT
    Sjurdur Frodi Olsen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..all children will be invited in writing and those accepting to participate will be given a standard physical examination including blood sampling and measuring of mean arterial blood pressure, waist circumference, BMI and heart ..
  10. A Follow-up of Children Enrolled in the Management of Myelomeningocele Study
    ELIZABETH ANN THOM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Motor level and function will be assessed by physical examination. Using high resolution volumetric MRI, volumetric analysis of whole and regional brain structures will be ..
  11. Risk Factors for Osteoporosis in Children &Adolescents with Myelomeningocele
    Tishya A L Wren; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the study subjects, other relevant information will also be obtained, including medical history, physical examination, Tanner stage of sexual development, skeletal age, dietary intake, and major determinants of bone formation...
  12. Multiplexed Bead-based In Vitro Pediatric Allergy Test
    Mark Lim; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..SPT) and in vitro allergen-specific IgE (sIgE) tests are the majr modes of allergy diagnosis (along with physical examination and clinical history), the utilization of in vitro sIgE testing, especially in pediatrics, has many ..
  13. Determinants of Human Longevity and Healthy Aging
    S Michal Jazwinski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Physical function will be assessed by physical examination, activity of daily living (ADL) surveys, and ADL-based tests of physical fitness...
  14. Anti-viral IL6 approach to mitigate KSHV-related disease
    Scott W Wong; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..hypergammaglobulinemia;host and viral IL-6 by ELISA and bioassay;lymph node and bone marrow biopsies, and physical examination. Relevance: The incidence of KSHV infection and KSHV-associated disease in the developing and developed ..
  15. CLINICAL CENTER FOR MONITORING HEALTH IN WTC RESPONDERS
    IRIS G UDASIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This evaluation will include medical and occupational history, physical examination, pulmonary function testing with and without bronchodilators, routine blood tests, urinalysis, and chest x-..
  16. Clinical and Behavioral Determinants of CKD Disparities
    LEIGH E BOULWARE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Data include medical history, behavioral measures, physical examination measures, and laboratory studies...
  17. Evaluation and treatment of enthesitis-related arthritis
    PAMELA FITCH WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed plan of research addresses these challenges and will (1) evaluate the accuracy of physical examination to detect enthesitis, (2) develop and validate a composite ERA disease activity index, and (3) compare the ..
  18. Identifying mTBI Subtypes and their Implications for Recovery and Reintegration
    Mark Meterko; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the 22-item Neurobehavioral Symptom Inventory (NSI-22) in combination with a comprehensive history and physical examination;and then (3) develop a treatment plan including recommended referrals to appropriate services based on the ..
  19. Pulse Oximeter for Newborn Screening
    ROBERT A LIEBERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Clinical practice relying on physical examination of the newborn before discharge from the nursery often misses newborns with critical CHD (CCHD), which can ..
  20. Determining the Genetic Basis of Rotator Cuff Disease
    Robert Z Tashjian; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..All recruited subjects will undergo evaluation with a history, physical examination, documentation of demographic and family history, outcome questionnaire evaluation and blood sampling for ..
  21. A link between parity, trunk muscle function, and degenerative spondylolisthesis
    Lawrence W Mysliwiec; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..A subset of 80 subjects from each group will in addition undergo a physical examination of their abdominal and trunk muscle function and quantitative assessment of motor control...
  22. Exposure Response Relationships for CTS and Epicondylitis from Pooled Data
    Arun Garg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Comprehensive data are available on each worker's biomechanical stressors, physical examination maneuvers, and median and ulnar nerve conduction studies at the wrist...
  23. A Pooled Longitudinal Analysis of Workplace Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    David M Rempel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..subject-level upper-extremity biomechanical exposure information with follow-up symptom assessment, physical examination, and nerve conduction measures...
  24. Rotator Cuff Tears: Optimizing Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies
    Nitin B Jain; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..There is paucity of evidence addressing the diagnostic value of clinical history and physical examination of the shoulder...
  25. Sacroiliitis in early ERA
    PAMELA FITCH WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..defined by MRI, in children and adolescents with newly diagnosed ERA or PsA, and to assess the accuracy of physical examination and a history of inflammatory back pain for the detection of sacroiliitis in children and adolescents...
  26. San Antonio STI TM CRC
    JOEL BARRY BASEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Project SAFE), which is totally overseen by the San Antonio STI TM CRC and provides clinical evaluation and physical examination of study patients, collects and distributes genital tract and blood samples to specific projects and serves ..
  27. Novel Imaging to Predict Cardiovascular Events in Diabetes
    Zahi A Fayad; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Additionally, questionnaires will be administered, a physical examination conducted and blood specimens collected to measure hemostatic and inflammatory markers...
  28. Responsiveness and Clinical Validity of PROMIS Pain and Depression Measures
    Patrick O Monahan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In contrast to many diseases, physical examination and laboratory/imaging studies have a limited diagnostic role in the assessment of pain and depression...
  29. Can Physical Examination predict Patient-Reported Outcomes of ACL Reconstruction?
    ROBERT ANDREW MAGNUSSEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In contrast, physical examination allows much more focal assessment of knee laxity;however, these findings may not correlate well with ..
  30. TERMINAL ENZYMES OF HEME SYNTHESIS
    Harry A Dailey; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and characterize the [2Fe-2S] cluster in animal and bacterial ferrochelatases through site-directed mutagenesis and physical examination. 3.) identify and characterize protein-protein interactions between ferrochelatase and PPO.
  31. Optimizing Genetic Testing for Deafness for Clinical Diagnostics
    Richard J H Smith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..these specific aims will change the clinical evaluation of deaf and hard-of-hearing persons by making genetic testing the most important diagnostic test after a history, physical examination and audiological assessment.
  32. Maturation of Hemodialysis Arteriovenous Fistulas
    Alfred K Cheung; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..2) Defining these factors will allow the development of algorithms that are superior to physical examination alone in predicting AVF usability...
  33. Combined raman spectroscopy-optical tomagraphy for complete diagnosis of skin can
    Anita Mahadevan Jansen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Current diagnostic methods for skin cancers rely on physical examination in conjunction with skin biopsy, methods that have limited accuracy in early diagnosis...
  34. Automated Seizure Detection Following Nerve Agent Exposure
    DAVID LEE SHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Survival is dependent upon early and aggressive therapy. Seizures may not be evident from physical examination, and emergency personnel typically cannot interpret the electroencephalogram...
  35. Vitamin D, Inflammation, and Pain: A Twin Study
    Brian Poeschla; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..All the biological data can then be efficiently combined with concurrent physical examination and questionnaire data related to pain, health, and demographics for a unique and genetically informative ..
  36. PLASMA PROTEINS: MARKERS OF CHEMICAL EXPOSURE
    GHULAM ANSARI; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..will include occupational, medical, and smoking histories to identify exogenous risk factors, a limited physical examination, urinary quantitative fluorescence image analysis (QFIA) to detect DNA hyperploidy, Papanicolaou (Pap) ..
  37. Validation of Urinary Biomarkers in Diagnosis of Pediatric OSA
    David Gozal; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Habitual snoring (PS), the major symptom of OSA, affects 10-20% of children, and clinical history and physical examination are marl^edly unreliable In differentiating between children with OSA and PS...
  38. Tablet-based Skills Development of Pain Management Skills
    KAREN ROSSIE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., computer generated) patients to be assessed via history, physical examination, and laboratory tests. Users will need to present a plan to the patient (e.g...
  39. Anatomic and functional predictors of arteriovenous fistula maturation
    Miguel A Vazquez; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Finally, early after fistula creation we will evaluate fistula anatomy, blood flow and physical examination findings to develop early postoperative predictors of impaired fistula maturation...
  40. Epidemiologic Architecture for Genes Linked to Environment (EAGLE)
    Dana C Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..NHANES DNAs are linked to demographic, health, lifestyle, laboratory, extensive clinical, and physical examination data for participating individuals...
  41. Evaluation of Dengue Epidemiology, Outcomes and Prevention in Sentinel Surveillan
    HECTOR F GORBEA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The surveillance protocol will include medical history, physical examination, and laboratory testing including dengue diagnostic tests...
  42. Clinical, Hemodynamic and Biological Markers of AV Fistula Maturation
    Prabir Roy-Chaudhury; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..In Specific Aim 2, we will study the relationship between hemodynamic markers such as blood flow, physical examination, the angle of the AV anastomosis and hemodynamic shear stress on AV fistula maturation...
  43. Clinical Centers for the Osteoarthritis Initiative[unreadable]Rhode Island
    Charles B Eaton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A questionnaire and physical examination at screening will assess for risk factors for the development and progression of knee OA...
  44. Lifestyle Modification Program for Overweight and Obese Fibromyalgia Patients
    Akiko Okifuji; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..assessments at pre-treatment, post-treatment and 3 month follow-up, in which they will receive a basic physical examination and complete self-report inventories, blood tests, and 7-day home assessment for daily activity and dietary ..
  45. Dose-response of cranberry in women with recurrent UTIs
    Lynn Stothers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..All participants will have a complete history, physical examination, urinalysis, urine culture, and renal ultrasound prior to enrolment in the study...
  46. Biobehavioral Risk Factors for Persistent Pain following Total Knee Arthroplasty
    Robert R Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in the trajectory of pain and function after knee replacement are minimally related to findings from physical examination and imaging procedures...
  47. OSTEOARTHRITIS INITIATIVE DATA COORDINATING CENTER
    Susan Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..A questionnaire and physical examination at screening will assess for risk factors for the development and progression of knee OA...
  48. Clinical Centers for the Osteoarthritis Initiative
    Rebecca Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A questionnaire and physical examination at screening will assess for risk factors for the development and progression of knee OA...
  49. Clinical Centers for the Osteoarthritis Initiative
    Marc Hochberg; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..A questionnaire and physical examination at screening will assess for risk factors for the development and progression of knee OA...
  50. Data Coordinating Center for the Osteoarthritis Initiative
    Michael Nevitt; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..A questionnaire and physical examination at screening will assess for risk factors for the development and progression of knee OA...
  51. Clinical Centers for the Osteoarthritis Initiative
    Marc Hochberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A questionnaire and physical examination at screening will assess for risk factors for the development and progression of knee OA...
  52. Clinical Centers for the Osteoarthritis Initiative
    Rebecca Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A questionnaire and physical examination at screening will assess for risk factors for the development and progression of knee OA...
  53. Genes of Oxidative Stress and Atherosclerotic Complications of Hypertension
    James E Hixson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..All DNA resources, CAD risk factors, physical examination data and CAC measures are already available to this project from three cohorts...
  54. Abdominal Colpopexy: Comparison of Endoscopic Surgical Strategies (ACCESS)
    ELIZABETH ROSE MUELLER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..last goal is to compare the intermediate term efficacy between robotic and open sacrocolpopexy, based on physical examination and prolapse symptom bother at three months, six months, one year, and two years after surgery...
  55. PICC VERSUS SUBCLAVIAN LINES IN TPN DELIVERY
    Joel Weinstock; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..These deficiencies are usually not apparent on physical examination, and adverse clinical consequences occur after remarkably short periods of nutritional deprivation...
  56. IDENTIFYING HIGH RISK PATIENTS WITH SYNCOPE
    Wishwa Kapoor; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..risk for either sudden death or diagnostic arrhythmias based on data available from the initial history, physical examination, and EKG. The models to be validated include: 1) Predictors of Sudden Death...
  57. EFFECTIVENESS OF OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR PID
    Roberta Ness; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Baseline data will be collected from all subjects by interview, physical examination, serum testing, cervical culture, and endometrial biopsy...
  58. A LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF MUSKULOSKELETAL DISORDERS
    Laura Punnett; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..complementary recovery rates, as a function of exposure; (4) to estimate the reproducibility of findings on physical examination; (5) to estimate the agreement between the results of two-point discrimination testing for median nerve ..
  59. Bupropion VS Placebo to Treat Pathological Gambling
    Donald Black; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Baseline assessment will also include a physical examination, an electrocardiogram, urine drug screen, and other screening laboratories...
  60. DYNAMICS OF RETINOPATHY AMONG MEXICAN AMERICAN DIABETICS
    Craig Hanis; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..220 were identified through random household sampling and from whom we have obtained extensive data through physical examination and fundus photography. In this sample, 28% had diabetic retinopathy...
  61. NONINVASIVE DETECTION OF ANTIBODIES AGAINST HPV
    Michael Hagensee; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..However, these techniques require an extensive physical examination, i.e. pelvic, and are not applicable to large population epidemiologic surveys...
  62. CHIROPRACTIC VERSUS MEDICAL CARE FOR LOW-BACK PAIN
    Hal Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Sources of data include a physical examination and personal interview at baseline, follow-up questionnaires, exit telephone interviews and provider ..
  63. OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA ASOCIATED WITH SEAFOOD PROCESSING
    Thomas Robins; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..and asthma) due to processing of rock lobster and saltwater bony fish through subject interviews, physical examination (skin), spirometry and methacholine challenge tests, skin prick tests (for common aeroallergens and ..
  64. IN VIVO STRAIN MEASUREMENT OF RECONSTRUCTED AC LIGAMENT
    Robert Johnson; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The RACL strain pattern will be measured during activities common to physical examination and prescribed rehabilitation programs...
  65. Insulin-like Growth Factors & Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
    Thomas Vaughan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The subjects donated blood and underwent endoscopic biopsies, physical examination and interview at baseline. Regular follow-up endoscopies and biopsies have been performed since baseline...
  66. RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
    C Kwoh; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..families, the affection status of family members will be verified using a detailed structured history and physical examination, and serum rheumatoid factor testing...