In this series of educational videos for clinicians, physicians from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) demonstrate how to perform specific evaluations on children and teens.
Concussion evaluation: Christina Master, MD, a sports medicine pediatrician and concussion expert, demonstrates how to perform a concussion evaluation on a child or teen. She reviews how to take a history, elicit information about the incident, and perform a physical exam in patients who may have a concussion.
Stroke exam: Rebecca Ichord, MD, Director of the Pediatric Stroke Program, reviews signs and symptoms of pediatric stroke and demonstrates a clinical exam. Signs can include weakness or numbness; trouble walking, speaking or understanding simple directions; severe headaches; loss of vision or double vision; and severe dizziness.
Thyroid exam: Andrew Bauer, MD, an Endocrinologist and Medical Director of the Pediatric Thyroid Center at CHOP, demonstrates technique for the pediatric thyroid exam. In addition to performing an exam on a teenager with a normal, healthy thyroid, Dr. Bauer shows what to look for during exams on children with abnormal thyroids.