Powerpoint presentation to highlight approach to clinical stations.
Concentrated on general physical examination that is expected for all stations and chest scars identification.
How to put scars in clinical context and give a valid description showing clinical reasoning.
Important to fully expose the part to observe for any scars. Do not peek by lifting only. HOWEVER if the patient is uncomfortable in full exposure of refuses then accept and can ask:
‘WHAT WILL NOTE IF I COULD SEE – ANY SCARS OR OTHER MARKS’
You may be surprised at the information you may be given and learn of more scars and signs than you might have noted yourself.