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jessiekate22
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CP
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2012-09-04 02:37:28
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  1. What are the components of taking a pt history?
    • - intro
    • - general qu
    • - general history
    • - specific respiratory history- disease, symptoms, management
    • - exercise tolerance
    • - social hx
  2. When taking a pt history what do you want to do in ur intro?
    • - tell them who you are and why you are there
    • - what you are doing
    • - consent
  3. General qu you need to ask
    • - baseline- what is normal for them
    • - past Hx- may impact on treatment
    • - discharge planning
    • - any previous surgeries 
  4. what speific respiratory history are you looking for
    • - any neuro illness- parkinsons, stroke
    • - any problems with heart
  5. what qu will you ask in relation to respiratory disease
    • - do you smoke- how many/ how long
    • - any respiratory illness 
    •   - emphysema, bronchitous, pneumonia, asthma
    •   - meds, seeing someone, been in hospital w before
    •   - what sory of physio treatment have you had in the past
  6. Qu in relation to respiratory symptoms
    • - do you normally have a cough
    •  - if so amount of sputum cough up each day
    •  - colour
    •  - how often
    • - can you normally lie flat when you sleep- if not pt may have a heart condition. 
    • - how many pillows do you sleep with? 
  7. How do you manage ur respiratory disease?
  8. What qu will you ask ur pt in relation to exercise tolerance
    • - when well how far can you walk before you stop, what causes you to stop?
    • - do u need assistance walking?
    • - regular exercise
  9. what qu will you ask in relation to social history?
    • - live @ home?
    • - house/ unit
    • - steps
    • - live with anyone- will they assist you when you go home
    • - are you a career for anyone
  10. Note you neeed to modify your history at times
    - if pt has SOB
    - seeing them a second time

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