For example, the discovery of auscultation and later the stethoscope made individual patient reports of symptoms less important than the physician's own collection of diagnostic signs.
Lungs were clear to auscultation and cardiac examination was normal.
The most diagnostic of the physical findings are those found on auscultation of the heart.
Results of the initial physical examination and auscultation will be presented to show how hypotheses were generated.
Inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation were virtually the only tools that physicians had to diagnose every medical condition.
In examining the abdomen you must apply the usual methods of physical examination in a particular order: inspection, auscultation , palpation, and percussion.
Coarse crackles were present at both lung bases on chest auscultation .
The heart and lungs sounded normal on auscultation .
The guideline recommends that in women who are healthy and have an uncomplicated pregnancy, intermittent auscultation is a suitable method of monitoring during labour.
His cardiac and lung auscultation and neurologic examination were strictly normal.