|Keyword||Trividha Rugn`a Pareekshaa|
|Etymology/ Definition||दर्शनस्पर्शनप्रश्नैः परीक्षेताथ च रोगिणम् । अ.हृ.सू.१।२२|
|Literary Meaning||Three types of patient examination|
|Implied Meaning||A patient should be examined with three methods:|
1 ) Dars`hana ( inspection )
2 ) Spars`hana ( palpation )
3 ) Pras`hn`a ( interrogation ).
|Elaboration||1 ) Examination – Observations regarding various factors like gait, general appearance, colour of skin, tongue.|
2 ) Palpation � In this type physician can understand various patient related factors like temperature, enlargement of organ, tenderness etc ., which help in diagnosis.
3 ) Interrogation – A tactful interrogation with a patient is the most important thing. Precise history of a patient�s disease narrated by him is one of the main sources of diagnosis. In this type a patient should be asked about the chief complaints and their onset, duration and progress. Especially in female patients one should ask about menstrual history and related factors.
|Antonym||Asht`avidha Pareekshaa, Das`havidha Pareekshaa|
Last updated on June 18th, 2021 at 05:25 am