Physical examination is an evaluation of the body and its functions using
Physical examination is an evaluation of the body and its functions using inspection, palpation ( feeling with the hands), prcussion ( tapping with the fingers), and auscultation ( listening) . A complete health assessment also includes gathering information about a person’s medical history and life style, doing lab tests and screening for disease.
Apart from these methods there are other combined methods which can contribute to getting a full picture of a patient’s health.
Diagnostics is used to define a disease or pathological condition. It includes: taking case history, physical examination and other diagnostic methods.
Laboratory is a place where laboratory tests are usually conducted. They are intended to detect, identify or quantify one or more significant substances, evaluate organ functions or establish the nature of a condition or disease.
Lab tests range from quite simple to extremely sophisticated. In modern medical practice they are commonly used to help establish or confirm a diagnosis and often aid in the management of disease.
On the basis of the obtained analyses and after careful examination, the doctors at the Atlas hospital decide upon the most adequate and effective treatment for each patient.
– physical examinations
– diagnostics and laboratory
– X-ray diagnostics and mammogram
– ultrasound diagnostics