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Thyroid Clinical Exam - Clinical Skills - Medical School OSCE Revision - Dr Gill

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How to perform a Thyroid Gland Examination - Clinical Skills Revision

The thyroid examination is one of the first sessions of the clinical skills block for medical students at Warwick Medical School - largely as it touches lightly on to other clinical areas, such as the cardiac examination, and the peripheral neurological examination making it an excellent starting point for building further knowledge

This is a clinical examination of the thyroid gland is performed by Dr James Gill following the approach in Macleod’s Clinical examination.


Please note that there is no ABSOLUTE way to perform a clinical examination. Different institutions and even clinicians will have differing degrees of variations - the aim is the effectively identify medically relevant signs.

However, during OSCE assessments. Different medical schools, nursing colleges and other health professional courses will have their own preferred approach to a clinical evaluation - you should concentrate on THEIR marks schemes for your assessments.

The examination demonstrated here is derived from Macleods Clinical Examination - a recognised standard textbook for clinical skills.

Some people may experience an ASMR effect from watching this medical clinical examination

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