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I’m currently in the process of preparing for an OSCE exam I have on Monday. While reviewing the neurological exam, I remembered something I thought was a pretty nifty test for cranial nerves X (vagus), XII (hypoglossal), and VII (facial).

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Pediatric and GU Exams

After the neonate exam session I had Wednesday afternoon, I had a pediatric one on Thursday at Texas Children’s and a genitourinary session yesterday morning at the Baylor Clinic – both of which were incredible experiences too.

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Neonatal Exam

As part of our Patient, Physician and Society (PPS) course this block, we’re required to attend several “special sessions” at hospitals around the Texas Medical Center. Today I had my neonatal session at Ben Taub and was absolutely blown away by how wonderful the world of neonatology is. Plus… who …

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Listen To Your Patients

Today was my first preceptorship session in PPS-3 with an infectious disease specialist. Our group of three students saw patients in the veterans affairs hospital with all sorts of conditions, and for today’s session, we attempted to draw out the history of their present illnesses.

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