Phenomenology of Physical Examination by Family Physicians

DOI: 10.3238/zfa.2016.0131-0134

Eine Übersicht für Studierende und Ärzte

german translation / full article

Gernot Rüter

Keywords: Family Physicians Attitude Physical Examination Personal Experience Objectives

An Overview for Students and Doctors

Summary: The following paper focusses on experience in conducting courses for physical examinations in family medicine as a teaching physician. Considerations about different situations as a result of different objectives of the examinations are reported. Special attention is paid to the opposition of objective findings and emerging experience of the person and the situation. Emergence features in the system theory, the self-organizing arise of ordered structures out of lacking order. Both visual and experience patterns can only theoretically separated and run in parallel and intertwined. To reach good results perceptions of both qualities are needed.

(State: 16.03.2016)

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