chapter  61
Assessment and examination of the larynx
ByJean-Pierre Jeannon, Enyinnaya Ofo
Pages 14

It is not routine practice in the otolaryngology clinic to undress a patient in order to examine the respiratory system, but this should be done if the clinical history suggests chest disease, such as suspected metastasis or severe chronic obstructive airway disease (COAD) limiting fitness for surgery, that might influence the decision-making for the ENT condition.