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SALOMAO, Graciela da Silva Miguéis  and  AZEVEDO, Rosemeiry Capriata de Souza. The visible and invisible wares of the physical examination for the custumer. Texto contexto - enferm. [online]. 2010, vol.19, n.4, pp.675-681. ISSN 0104-0707.

The qualitative study of phenomenology boarding, that had the purpose to reveal the physical examination experience for the custumer. The data were colected in the months of april and July of two thousand and nine, trough the semi-structures interview with fourteen custumers that had the physical examination experience in a University Hospital in Cuiabá-MT from the question about the topic "Tell me about your physical examination relation". The information were organized by Giorgi and analyzed based on the Merleau-Ponty comprehension. The unit of meaning emerged was: The physical examination finds the disease in the body making visible the inviseble. The phenomenon revealed the important process, able to locate the disease of the body, and because of this use specific techniques just like inspection, palpation, percussoes and auscultation. Concluded the need to review the profitional practies to give voice to the costomers who lived the experience in your body.

Keywords : Nursing; Physical examination; Human body.

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