The Examination of the AbdomenBook (64 pages) & cd-rom

ISBN: 978-90-77201-20-6

authors: Dr. Alice Drenthe-Schonk & Prof. Erik Heineman

  • History-taking
  • Abdominal pain
  • Swallowing and passage disorders
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Changes in bowel movement pattern
  • Jaundice
  • Urination problems
  • Inguinal symptoms
  • Gynaecological symptoms
  • Past medical history
  • The abdominal examination
  • Inspection
  • Auscultation
  • Percussion
  • Palpation
  • Superficial palpation
  • Deep palpation
  • Internal palpation (rectal / vaginal examination)
  • Specific examination techniques relating to:
  • Liver and gall bladder
  • Spleen
  • Kidneys
  • Large intestines
  • Ascites
  • Abdominal arteries
  • Anus and rectal examination
  • Groin
  • Male genitalia
  • The abdominal examination in a clinical context
  • Marleen has abdominal pain
  • How to approach children with abdominal pain

The Examination of the Abdomen