Auscultation

Examination sequence n Auscultate for peristalsis bowel sounds for at least 3 minutes before deciding that they are absent.

Chronic Renal Failure Exercise
Fig. 5.15 Clinical features of advanced chronic renal failure.

□ Auscultate over the aorta for a bruit.

□ To elicit a succussion splash, place the hands over the lower ribs and shake the patient quickly and rhythmically from side to side.

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