(6) Check to see if laboratory specimens for a pap smear or other
scrapes/swab tests are needed.
d. Male and Female Rectal Inspection. Examine as follows:
Palpate the rectum.
Check for lesions on the rectal walls.
Check a stool for blood.
Since ancient times, man has recognized the seriousness of genito-urinary
problems. Today, with all of our modern technology, we can identify and treat many of
these conditions that have resulted in death in the past. The transplanting of kidneys is
only one of the many modalities available to us. But a complete and thorough history
and physical examination is still one of our most valuable tools. Such an examination
can be your faithful companion if you master it.