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The Gastrointestinal Exam

The gastrointestinal exam is used to assess patients for pathology affecting the gastrointestinal tract, hepatobiliary system or other abdominal organs.

The Patient

The Hands

The Arms

The Face

The Neck

The Chest

The Abdomen – Inspection

The Abdomen – Auscultation

The Abdomen - Palpation

The Groin

Digital Rectal Examination



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