1. Mental Status:
A patient's mental status can be assessed by looking at their level of consciousness, behavior, mood, and ability to think and reason.
2. Motor Function and Balance:
A patient's motor function and balance can be assessed by looking at their muscle strength, coordination, and balance.
3. Sensory Exam:
A patient's sensory exam can be assessed by looking at their ability to feel pain, touch, pressure, temperature, and vibration.
4. Newborn and Infant Reflexes:
Newborn and infant reflexes can be assessed by looking at their ability to suck, grasp, cry, and swallow.
5. Reflexes in the Older Child and Adult:
Reflexes in the older child and adult can be assessed by looking at their ability to blink, cough, gag, rotate the head, shrug the shoulders, cross the arms, and step on toes.
6. Evaluation of the Nerves of the Brain:
Evaluation of the nerves of the brain can be assessed by looking at a patient's pupils (response to light), muscle tone (response to stimulus), deep tendon reflexes (response to stimulus), facial symmetry (movement), and speech (articulation).
7. Coordination Exam:
A coordination exam can be assessed by looking at a patient's hand-eye coordination, balance, and Romberg test (test of balance).