Examination for Ailments
|To confirm, evaluate and treat a disease, physicians need to perform clinical examinations of patients – wherein textual knowledge (aptopadesa), direct perception (pratyaksha) and inference (anumana) are all very important components.|
|Eight (Asht) fold (Bidha) Examination (Pariksha)|
Provides a clear picture of nature of ailment and patient's general condition.
Involves the examination of pulse, tongue, voice, skin, eye, general appearance, urine & stool.
|Ten (Dash) fold (Bidha) Examination (Pariksha)|
Related to the patient.
Covers body constitution, pathological state, tissue vitality, physical build, body measurement, adaptability, psychic constitution, capacities for digestion & exercise and age.