You can still examine a comatose patient. The exam is the objective findings and observations of the physician. All your physician has documented is constitutional and musculoskeletal. Possibly neurologic (because patient can't communicate and is babbling). In any case, it's an EPF exam.
You are confusing the caveat where you can get credit for a full comprehensive history when unable to obtain due to patient's condition.
There is no similar caveat for the exam.
Hope that helps.
F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC
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