Physical Exam

The following describes this patient’s physical exam when you see him in the postoperative period:

General appearance: Comfortable, lying in bed

Vital signs: Heart rate 107/min, blood pressure 135/89 mmHg, respiratory rate 13/min, T 98oF

Head and neck: No lymphadenopathy

Chest: Normal to inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation

CVS: S1, S2, no extra heart sounds, no murmurs

Abdomen: Soft, non-tender, no hepatosplenomegaly, incision from hernia repair, not actively bleeding

CNS: No focal changes

Skin: Normal