The quality of a physical exam can vary widely. In an attempt to offer state-of-the-art, comprehensive physical exams, Lifesigns examiners embrace the following guidelines:
- Lifesigns physicians are skilled in the use of ultrasound as an integral component of their examination. This allows careful analysis of major organs and blood vessels and offers educational advantages to patients
- Each exam involves careful inspection of the skin for evidence of malignant or pre-malignant lesions
- Digital prostate exams, PAP smears and other components of a thorough physical are routinely included in the process.