Q: Are physical examinations performed in most healthcare encounters? ¶
Q: Is a physical examination nearly the only diagnostic tools the physician had? ¶
A: Yes, and which explains why tactile skill and ingenious appreciation in the exam were so highly valued in the definition of what made for a good physician.
Q: Is a physical examination supremely important to diagnosis before advanced health technology was developed? ¶
A: Yes, and even today, despite impressive medical imaging and molecular medical tests, they remain indispensable in many contexts.
Q: Is a physical examination performed when a patient visits complains of flu-like symptoms? ¶