four examinations

four examinations,

n the diagnostic protocol of Chinese traditional medicine; looking, hearing and smelling, questioning, and palpation.
four examinations, hearing and smelling,
n the second of the four examinations in traditional Chinese medicine, in which the physician scrutinizes the qualities of the patient's voice and body odors.
four examinations, looking,
n the first of the four examinations in traditional Chinese medicine, in which the physician observes the skin, hair, carriage, and attitude of the patient. Thorough examination of the tongue is also essential at this stage.
four examinations, palpation,
n the fourth of the four examinations in traditional Chinese medicine, in which the physician gently touches the abdomen looking for tender points, especially those along acupuncture meridians.
four examinations, questioning,
n the third of the four examinations in traditional Chinese medicine, in which the physician interviews the client to uncover any patterns of disease and discord.
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I had not prepared well last year since I was preparing for my form four examinations," said Waitgala, who cleared school at Raicheri Secondary School in Ndaragua last year.
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Participants provided their medical history and health information at the start of the study; during its course they completed up to four examinations with individual exposure measurements.
Currently, four examinations are available for various levels of nursing practice.
They've had four examinations in the space of nine days and, on the whole, we've been nowhere near what I expected.
Everybody who wishes to work as a trading manager, or operation manager, or internal supervisor must first have to pass the four examinations of the orientation program, but a broker representative must pass three examinations only," he said, adding that a pass mark has been pegged at 70% of the total score.
Birmingham University business graduate Alex Guy achieved a distinction in the final of four examinations which make up the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment qualification.
The purpose of these four examinations is to determine whether there are any anti-competitive practices that violate current law and, if so, to take steps under the law to remedy the effects on competition," Ario said.
It called on exam boards to co-ordinate schedules more effectively and Chris Howard, NAHT vice-president, said: "The exam boards need to do more to best co-ordinate their efforts so that youngsters don't have this problem of three or four examinations in one day.
Four examinations were given at equally spaced intervals throughout the test semesters.