OSCE Flashcard Collection

A collection of flashcards covering key clinical skills.

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Name the muscle(s) assessed during knee extension and the associated myotome(s)


Muscles assessed: quadriceps

Myotome assessed: L3/4 (femoral nerve)

Link: Lower Limb Neurological Examination

Describe the locations which should be auscultated to assess the four cardiac valves


Auscultation of the cardiac valves should be performed at the following locations:

  • Mitral valve: 5th intercostal space in the mid-clavicular line
  • Tricuspid valve: 4th or 5th intercostal space at the lower left sternal edge
  • Pulmonary valve: 2nd intercostal space at the left sternal edge
  • Aortic valve: 2nd intercostal space at the right sternal edge

Link: Cardiovascular Examination

Name the diagnosis and three typical clinical features


Typical clinical features of arterial foot ulcers include:

  • Small, deep, punched-out appearance
  • Very painful
  • Most commonly located on distal limbs/toes

Link: Peripheral Vascular Examination

Tip: Don’t forget to look in between the toes for hidden ulcers.

Name the lower limb dermatomes labelled on the diagram below


The lower limb dermatomes labelled on the diagram are as follows:

  • A: L1
  • B: L2
  • C: L3
  • D: L4
  • E: L5
  • F: S1

Link: Lower Limb Neurological Examination

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