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2.2: Assessment of Head, Neck, Nose, Mouth, Throat, and Related Lymphatics

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    24808
    1. Review of anatomy & physiology
    2. Changes with age
    3. Techniques of examination
    4. Screening for health promotion

    Special Considerations

    1. Health Promotion
    2. Lifespan
    3. Psychosocial
    4. Cultural/Environmental assessment

    Documentation of findings

    1. Inspection of the shape of the head, mouth, teeth, nose
    2. Palpation of the head for contours, masses, depressions
    3. Inspection of the face, nose, for symmetry, shape, and features
    4. Inspection and palpation of the sinuses, neck and thyroid gland
    5. Inspection and palpation of the regional lymphatics

    Laboratory: Assessment of Head, Neck, Nose, Mouth, Throat, Related Lymphatics

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