Abdominal Examination Essentials
Get to the gut of abdominal exams with this course. You’ll learn how to evaluate the abdomen for abnormalities and diagnose the problem.
3 CME credits
When your patient presents with specific gastrointestinal symptoms, do you know how to trace these symptoms back to the anatomical region that may be causing them? In this video, we'll take a look at the main abdominal complaints that patients typically present and figure out which area of the GI tract is likely to be responsible.
Performing a great abdominal exam is a vital aspect of clinical practice. In this course, you’ll learn special techniques for evaluating the abdomen and how to correlate exam findings with relevant anatomy. You’ll learn the differential diagnoses associated with different regions of the abdomen and confidently refer symptomatic patients for further testing or therapeutic interventions.