Every day as a surgeon you will be required to examine patients. This may be within your specialism, but often patients come with a variety of clinical features that need specific examinations performed
Ensuring you know the basics to cardiovascular, respiratory, abdominal, and neurological examinations will stand you in great stead when working on the wards.
Within surgical spheres, ensure you know how to competently before an examination of a suspected hernia, of a hernia, and perform a digital rectal examination. The key orthopaedic examinations are covered here, which are also often an exam favourite.
ENT and Vascular examinations are important to learn, as significant pathologies can often present even on routine examination. And knowing how to certify death appropriately is the final examination that doctors will have to perform for their patients.
Each examination comes with a useful (printer-friendly) template for you to print off and follow as you learn