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Staphylococcus aureus infections quick review

Staphylococcus aureus infections quick review

Staphylococcus aureus is a gram positive cocci that literally means “golden grape cluster berry” due to its clustered appearance on Gram stain. It is frequently found as normal flora on the skin and nasal passages but can cause a wide range of illnesses from minor skin infections to life-threatening diseases

Examination of the Liver  – Clinical Examination

Examination of the Liver – Clinical Examination

Examination of the liver. Clinical examination of the abdomen should always include percussion, palpation, and optionally, auscultation of the liver. Palpating a normal-sized liver is often difficult. It usually extends beyond the ribcage in the area of the right mid-clavicular line and traverses the epigastric region. Even in this region,