Nursing Arts

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shaketarenae
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43883
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Nursing Arts
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2010-11-14 18:23:50
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General Examination Instruments Use and Purpose
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  1. Stethoscope
    Heart, lung, bowel sounds, blood pressure
  2. Sphygmomanometer
    (S-fig-mo-ma-no-meter)
    Blood pressure
  3. Base
    Battery source
  4. Otoscope
    Ear, tympanic membrane, cerumen, foreign objects, infection
  5. Ophthalmoscope
    Eye, sclera, pupils, retina, blood vessels
  6. Tuning Fork
    Hearing, nerve sensitivity
  7. Tongue depressor
    Gums, teeth, tonsils, throat
  8. Precussion Hammer
    • Reflexes, Babinski (bottom of foot), Patellar(under knee cap),
    • Bicep
  9. Glove
    • Non sterile ( to protect the MA or medical personnel)
    • Bimanual ( will use two hands to perform the procedure).
  10. Nasal speculum (specula)
    Inspect the lining of the nose, nasal membranes, internal septum

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