Physical Examinations

Preparticipation Physical

American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, and American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine. (2019). Preparticipation physical evaluation. Physical Examination Form. https://downloads.aap.org/AAP/PDF/PPE-Physical-Examination-Form.pdf

American Academy of Professional Coders. (2017). Recommended ways to document and report a preventive visit. https://www.aapc.com/blog/39873-recommended-ways-to-document-and-report-a-preventive-visit/

Artandi, M. K., & Stewart, R. W. (2018). The outpatient physical examination. Medical Clinics of North America, 102, 476-473. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2017.12.008.

Drezner, J., Corrado, D. (2011). Is there evidence for recommending electrocardiogram as part of the pre-participation examination? Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 21(1), 18-24. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0b013e318205dfb2

Gorbenko, K., Metcalf, S. A., Mazumdar, M., & Crump, C. (2017). Annual physical examinations and wellness visits: translating guidelines into practice. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 52(6), 813-816. DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.12.005

Hurt, R. T., & McClave, S. (2016). Nutritional assessment in primary care. Medical Clinics of North America, 100, 1169-1183. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2016.06.001

LeDoux, J., Mann, C., Demoratz, M, & Young, J. (2019). Addressing spiritual and religious influences in care delivery. Professional Case Management, 24(3), 142-147. doi:10.1097/ncm.000000000000346

Mirabelli, M. H., Devine, M. J., Singh, J., & Mendoza, M. (2015). The preparticipation sports evaluation. American Family Physician, 92(5), 371-376. https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0901/p371.html

Wray, C. V., Brauer, P. M., Heuberger, R. S., & Logomarsino, J. V. (2019). Improving documentation of pediatric height, weight, and body mass index by primary care providers. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 79, 186-190. DOI: 10.3148/cjdpr-2018-019

Adult Annual Physical

Artandi, M. K., & Stewart, R. W. (2018). The outpatient physical examination. Medical Clinics of North America, 102, 476-473. DOI: 10.1016/j.mcna.2017.12.008

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (2019a). Preventive & screening services. https://www.medicare.gov/coverage/preventive-screening-services

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (2019b). "Welcome to Medicare" preventive visit. https://www.medicare.gov/coverage/welcome-to-medicare-preventive-visit

Gorbenko, K., Metcalf, S. A., Mazumdar, M., & Crump, C. (2017). Annual physical examinations and wellness visits: Translating guidelines into practice. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 52(6), 813-816. DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.12.005

Hicks, R. W., Seibert, D. C. (2020). The Comprehensive Health History and Physical Examination. (2nd ed.). Advanced Practice Education Associates.

Hurt, R. T., & McClave, S. (2016). Nutritional assessment in primary care. Medical Clinics of North America, 100, 1169-1183. DOI: 10.1016/j.mcna.2016.06.001

Jiang, M., Hughes, D. R., & Wang, W. (2018). The effect of Medicare's annual wellness visit on preventive care for the elderly. Preventive Medicine, 116, 126-133. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.08.035

LeDoux, J., Mann, C., Demoratz, M, & Young, J. (2019). Addressing spiritual and religious influences in care delivery. Professional Case Management, 24(3), 142-147. doi:10.1097/ncm.000000000000346

Tatum III, P. E., Talebreza, S., & Ross, J. S. (2018). Geriatric assessment: an office-based approach. American Family Physician, 97(12), 776-784. https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0615/p776.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (n.d.). USPSTF A and B recommendations. https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Name/uspstf-a-and-b-recommendations/

Virgini, V., Meindl-Fridez, C., Battegay, E., & Zimmerli, L. U. (2015). Check-up examination: recommendations in adults. Swiss Medical Weekly, 145, w14075. doi:10.4414/smw.2015.14075

Older Adult Annual Physical

Artandi, M. K., & Stewart, R. W. (2018). The outpatient physical examination. Medical Clinics of North America, 102, 476-473. DOI: 10.1016/j.mcna.2017.12.008

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (2019a). Preventive & screening services. https://www.medicare.gov/coverage/preventive-screening-services

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (2019b). "Welcome to Medicare" preventive visit. https://www.medicare.gov/coverage/welcome-to-medicare-preventive-visit

Gorbenko, K., Metcalf, S. A., Mazumdar, M., & Crump, C. (2017). Annual physical examinations and wellness visits: Translating guidelines into practice. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 52(6), 813-816. DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.12.005

Hicks, R. W., Seibert, D. C. (2020). The Comprehensive Health History and Physical Examination. (2nd ed.). Advanced Practice Education Associates.

Hurt, R. T., & McClave, S. (2016). Nutritional assessment in primary care. Medical Clinics of North America, 100, 1169-1183. DOI: 10.1016/j.mcna.2016.06.001

Jiang, M., Hughes, D. R., & Wang, W. (2018). The effect of Medicare's annual wellness visit on preventive care for the elderly. Preventive Medicine, 116, 126-133. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.08.035

LeDoux, J., Mann, C., Demoratz, M, & Young, J. (2019). Addressing spiritual and religious influences in care delivery. Professional Case Management, 24(3), 142-147. doi:10.1097/ncm.000000000000346

Tatum III, P. E., Talebreza, S., & Ross, J. S. (2018). Geriatric assessment: an office-based approach. American Family Physician, 97(12), 776-784. https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0615/p776.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (n.d.). USPSTF A and B recommendations. https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Name/uspstf-a-and-b-recommendations/

Virgini, V., Meindl-Fridez, C., Battegay, E., & Zimmerli, L. U. (2015). Check-up examination: recommendations in adults. Swiss Medical Weekly, 145, w14075. doi:10.4414/smw.2015.14075

'Welcome to Medicare' Physical

Artandi, M. K., & Stewart, R. W. (2018). The outpatient physical examination. Medical Clinics of North America, 102, 476-473. DOI: 10.1016/j.mcna.2017.12.008

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (2019a). Preventive & screening services. https://www.medicare.gov/coverage/preventive-screening-services

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (2019b). "Welcome to Medicare" preventive visit. https://www.medicare.gov/coverage/welcome-to-medicare-preventive-visit

Hicks, R. W., Seibert, D. C. (2020). The Comprehensive Health History and Physical Examination. (2nd ed.). Advanced Practice Education Associates.

Hurt, R. T., & McClave, S. (2016). Nutritional assessment in primary care. Medical Clinics of North America, 100, 1169-1183. DOI: 10.1016/j.mcna.2016.06.001

Jiang, M., Hughes, D. R., & Wang, W. (2018). The effect of Medicare's annual wellness visit on preventive care for the elderly. Preventive Medicine, 116, 126-133. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.08.035

LeDoux, J., Mann, C., Demoratz, M, & Young, J. (2019). Addressing spiritual and religious influences in care delivery. Professional Case Management, 24(3), 142-147. doi:10.1097/ncm.000000000000346

Tatum III, P. E., Talebreza, S., & Ross, J. S. (2018). Geriatric assessment: an office-based approach. American Family Physician, 97(12), 776-784. https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0615/p776.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (n.d.). USPSTF A and B recommendations. https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Name/uspstf-a-and-b-recommendations/

Physical Examination of the Patient With a History of Cancer

American Cancer Society. (2018). American Cancer Society guideline for colorectal cancer screening. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/colon-rectal-cancer/detection-diagnosis-staging/acs-recommendations.html

American Cancer Society. (n.d.). American Cancer Society Prevention and Early Detection Guidelines. https://www.cancer.org/health-care-professionals/american-cancer-society-prevention-early-detection-guidelines.html

American Cancer Society. (2020). American Cancer Society recommendations for the early detection of breast cancer. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer/screening-tests-and-early-detection/american-cancer-society-recommendations-for-the-early-detection-of-breast-cancer.html

American Cancer Society. (2020). Cancer screening guidelines by age. https://www.cancer.org/healthy/find-cancer-early/cancer-screening-guidelines/screening-recommendations-by-age.html

American Cancer Society. (2020). Cervical cancer screening guidelines. https://www.cancer.org/health-care-professionals/american-cancer-society-prevention-early-detection-guidelines/cervical-cancer-screening-guidelines.html

American Cancer Society. (2020). Managing nausea and vomiting at home. https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/physical-side-effects/nausea-and-vomiting/other-treatments.html

American Society of Clinical Oncology. (2020). Lynch syndrome. https://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/lynch-syndrome

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). Human papillomavirus vaccination information for clinicians. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/hpv/hcp/index.html

Islami, F., Goding, A. S., Miller, K. D., Siegel, R. L., Fedewa, S., Jacobs, E. J., … Jemal, V. (2018). Proportion and number of cancer cases and deaths attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors in the United States. CA: Cancer Journal For Clinicians, 68, 31-54. doi: 10.3322/caac.21440

Lawrence, R. A., McLoone, J. K., Wakefield, C. E., Cohn, R. J. (2015). Primary care physicians’ perspectives of their role in cancer care: A systematic review. The Journal of General Internal Medicine, 31(10), 1222-1236. doi: 10.1007/s11606-016-3746-7

Maas, P., Barrdahl, M., Joshi, A. D., Paul, A. L., Gaudet, M. M., Milne, R. L., … Chatterjee, N. (2016). Breast cancer risk from modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors among white women in the United States. JAMA Oncology, 2(10), 1295-1302. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.1025

National Cancer Institute. (2020). Cancer stat facts: common cancer sites. https://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/common.html

National Cancer Institute. (2018). Radiation therapy side effects. https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/types/radiation-therapy/side-effects

National Cancer Institute. (2015). Risk factors for cancer. https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk

National Cancer Institute. (n.d.). Side effects of cancer treatments. https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/side-effects

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2020). Breast cancer. https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/breast.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2020). Breast cancer risk reduction. https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/breast_risk.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2019). Breast cancer screening and diagnosis. https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/breast-screening.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2020). Cervical cancer. https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/cervical.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2020). Colon cancer. https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/colon.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2020). Colorectal cancer screening. https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/colorectal_screening.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2019). Genetic/familial high-risk assessment: breast and ovarian. https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/genetics_screening.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2019). Lung cancer screening. https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/lung_screening.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2020). Non-small cell lung cancer. https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/nscl.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2020). Prostate cancer. https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/prostate.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2019). Prostate cancer early detection. https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/prostate_detection.pdf

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (2020). Survivorship. https://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/survivorship.pdf

Porth, C. M. (2019). Porth’s Essentials of Pathophysiology (5th ed.). Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Rosenweig, M. G., Gardenr, D., Griffith, B. (2014). The history and physical in cancer care: A primer for oncology advanced practitioner. Journal of Advanced Practitioner in Oncology, 5(4), 262-268.

Tick, H., Nielsen, A., Pelletier, K. R., Bonakdar, R., Simmons, S., Glick, R., … Zador, V. (2018). Evidenced-based nonpharmacologic strategies for comprehensive pain care: The Consortium Pain Task Force white paper. Explore, 14(3),177-211. DOI: 10.1016/j.explore.2018.02.001

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2016). Final recommendation statement: prostate cancer screening. https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/RecommendationStatementFinal/prostate-cancer-screening1

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