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Physical Examination

The Physical Exam is a required part of the Medical Marijuana Evaluation. The exam must be done in person with a face to face consultation with the doctor. An internet telemedicine inteview is illegal. Furthermore, the consultation must be done be an M.D. or a DO. It can not be done by a nurse, a Physician's Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner.

Vitals

Basic Vitals such as blood presuure and pulse need to be determined as part of the examination for medical marijuana need.

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Physical Exam

The medical marijuana exam should include heart, lungs, abdomen and back. Then the doctor may also perform a directed exam specific for the illness. For example, if the patient is complaining of chronic knee pain the doctor should exam the knee.

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