Chapter 4: The Complete Health History

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Chapter 4: The Complete Health History
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  1. What are the 8 ways to obtain the adult health history?
    • 1. Biographical data
    • 2. Source of history
    • 3. Reason for seeking care
    • 4. Present health or history of present illness
    • 5. Past health
    • 6. Family history
    • 7. Review of systems
    • 8. Function assessment including activities of daily living (ADL's)
  2. Name, age, sex, race, etc. are all examples of _?_.
    Biographical data
  3. Record of who furnishes the information is referred to as _?_.
    Source of history
  4. A brief spontaneous statement in person's own words describing reason for visit is also referred to as _?_.
    Reason for seeking care
  5. Location, timing, setting, aggravating or relieving factors are all examples of _?_.
    Present health or history of present illness
  6. Childhood illnesses, immunizations, hospitalizations, allergies are all examples of _?_.
    Past health
  7. A basis of health within the patient's family is known as the _?_.
    Family History
  8. General overall health state of all major organs and organ systems of the body is the _?_.
    Review of systems
  9. Self esteem, sleep and rest, personal habits (drinking, drugs), intimate partner violence all have to do with _?_.
    Functional assessment including activities of daily living (ADL's)
  10. PQRSTU is a mnemonic for same question sequence what does each letter stand for?
    • P= Provocative or palliative
    • QQuality or quantity
    • R= Region or radiation
    • S= Severity scale: 1 to 10
    • T= Timing or onset
    • U= Understand patient's perception of problem

  11. What is this diagram referred to as?
    Family History Genogram

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