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oral examination

Etymology: L, oralis, pertaining to the mouth, examinatio, weighing
a clinical, visual, and tactile inspection and investigation of the hard and soft structures of the oral cavity for purposes of assessment, diagnosis, planning, treatment, and evaluation. Before the examination, the client's full medical and dental health histories are obtained and studied for information concerning predisposition to bacteremia and the resulting need for premedication. If available, radiographs or dental images are used in conjunction with an oral examination.
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Correcting performance-rating errors in oral examinations.
Noting a small sample size and restriction to online policies as limitations to the study, Chen highlighted a need for continued research, but concluded that fairness to examinees cannot be ensured in the absence of institutional transparency around oral examination procedures and regulations.
Note how using written questionnaires and individual oral examination greatly simplifies the process of voir dire.
These skills are not easily measured, although portfolio review and oral examinations are probably the best way to do so.
This book consists of 10 sets of structured oral examinations (SOE) to help trainees prepare for their final Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists examination in anaesthesia.
Food for thought, indeed, especially as we returned home from our short break just in time to learn of plans to expunge end-of-course oral examinations from all modern foreign language GCSEs in this country.
On oral examination, the soft palate could be seen, but the position of the tongue did not allow for visualization of the palatal arches without the use of a tongue depressor.
The subjects participated in ah evaluation that included collection of urine samples to assess urinary mercury (UHg) concentrations, an oral examination to determine the type and number of fillings in each individual's teeth, a battery of standard neuropsychological tests, and a questionnaire designed to collect information about lifestyle, demographics, health history, and other pertinent characteristics.
Norlander was a member of a bylaws advisory committee under then-Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty, and he served on an oral examination board for selecting Los Angeles Police Department candidates.
At baseline, all the women had oral examination before 26 weeks' gestation and again within 48 hours of delivery Progression was monitored by measuring the depth of pockets between the gums and teeth.
At 5 years, participants had a complete oral examination, consisting of a caries assessment, a Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Needs diagnostic score on up to 10 teeth, and an oral hygiene questionnaire to evaluate oral health status.
In one, he said that the ordinary student in Bonn going for a doctorate would be asked on his oral examination, "When did Goethe go to Weimar?