General Appearance

Vital Signs: T,P,R,BP

If fever and rash, plan to report patient to your referral doctor. The doctor will probably need to report the disease to the state.


(1) Location: It may help to make a drawing to show where the skin problem is.
Example: skin problems in these areas.

(2) Other appearance
Feel the area:

Other exam, if needed:

Feel for enlarged lymph nodes in the area (p. 385).