What parts of the exam would you like to perform Circle the appropriate areas

General survey

Breasts and axillae

Vital signs

Female genitalia


Male genitalia

Head and neck

Anus, rectum, prostate

Thorax and lungs

Peripheral vascular/extremities




Nervous system

What physical findings are you looking for to help determine the diagnosis?

These are the actual findings on physical examination:

General survey

Patient is crying tears and is held appropriately by mother.

Vital signs

HR 150 bpm and regular, respiratory rate unable to measure accurately secondary to crying—65 breaths/min; temperature 102°F rectal.


Color good. Skin warm and moist. Petechiae are scattered diffusely on the torso, no rash or ecchymoses.

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