Published: Sat, January 13, 2018
People | By Leon Thompson

Trump to get first presidential physical exam Friday

Trump to get first presidential physical exam Friday

With the recent publication of "Fire and Fury", which relates interactions between White House staff and President Donald Trump, the gulf between those who believe he is a "stable genius" and those who believe he is a self-absorbed, incompetent and most unpresidential president, has surely widened. Dr. Jackson has been in this role since 2013.

The president said VA-accountability legislation passed by Congress previous year is "one of the things I'm most proud of".

Information about the president's health is usually released to the public after the test.

But the president, 71, will not have a psychiatric evaluation, despite claims he is suffering from dementia.

This would be unfortunate, because speculation about Mr. Trump's mental fitness appears to be reaching its zenith.

Nearly always, the physician conducting the exam makes a general assessment of the President's health, and declares him fit to serve in the office. It calls for automatic enrollment in mental health care for one year after discharge, regardless of combat experience.

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The 45th president of the United States is due to undergo his first medical since assuming office.

Those questions will likely be answered by next week, when the White House says the results of the exam will be released. He also claimed that Trump spends his evenings eating cheeseburgers in bed, watching television and talking on the telephone to old friends. "It's really important to get them during the first year to let them know what they're experiencing is normal in an abnormal circumstance". "He is bound to a high ethical standard with the best interests of the patient at the forefront, this includes diagnosing and treating illness, optimizing medications and determining the need for further testing or interventions".

No, there is no requirement that a person has to have a medical exam of any kind while they serve as president. My initial impression that Trump was more than lucid enough to completely dispel the notion, put forward by author Michael Wolff, that the president has dementia, or is somehow in "25th Amendment Territory" (though it did confirm the long-held notion that he is easily manipulated) However, that doesn't mean he didn't say a lot of very troubling things.

"I think that the Democrats may actually take the House this time".

"Mr Trump has suffered no form of cancer, has never had a hip, knee or shoulder replacement or any other orthopedic surgery", Bernstein wrote in a letter. He also added that Trump has "no history of ever using alcohol or tobacco products".

Trump was 70 when he took office, a year older than Ronald Reagan, America's next oldest president at the time of being sworn in. After Jackson last examined Obama, in February 2016, the memo he prepared included the president's height, weight, body mass index, resting heart rate, blood pressure, pulse oximetry and body temperature.

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