Tuesday, February 14, 2012

What is Annual Physical Examination (APE)?

Have you heard about Annual Physical Examination (APE)? It is sometime called as Annual Check-Up (ACU) by other Healthcare providers, hospitals and clinics that offered services like this.  APE or ACU are common in Healthcare Industry and companies who are giving Healthcare benefits to the employees and their dependents. Health conscious individuals are also aware about the purpose of said procedures.

Why a need to have an Annual Physical Examination or ACU?
APE or ACU is the procedure done to determine the current health condition of a person.  It is done yearly to check, establish and differentiate the previous health records to the current health records based from the physical and internal observation of the body fluids and vital organs of a person. To find out if there is a pre-existing condition that needs to be treated and to prevent the possible health problems before they become serious.