MA 201 Screening

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  1. Screening
    • The process of obtaining info from patient to determine medical condition (Chief Complaint C.C.)
    • Has replaced word Triage
  2. Triage
    • French word for sort
    • Developed by the military
    • Used to help prioritize by injury
  3. Triage Order
    • 1. Breathing is most important, then most severe injured (chest pain, severe bleeding, poisoning, etc)
    • 2. Next less severe (major / multi fractures, 2nd burns, back injury, severe eye injury)
    • 3. All others saved for last
  4. Subjective
    • Information received from patient they feel, not measureable
    • (Pain, dizziness, itchy)
  5. Objective
    • Measureable by any other person
    • (Swelling, bruising, rash, vital signs)
  6. SOAP
    • Used by Dr's to obtain patient info during visit
    • Subjective, Objective (MA does)
    • Assessment, Plan (Dr does)
  7. 11 Factors Influencing Screening
    • Privacy, Biases, Relaxed Atmosphere
    • Non-verbals, Understands, Patient Talking
    • Listening Skills, Patient non-verbals
    • Open ?'s, Focus Interview, Summary
  8. History of Present Illness (HPI)
    • Self treatment, effects of treatment
    • Other symptoms of CC
    • What helps / aggrivates
  9. LASTSAQ
    • Location
    • Association
    • Setting
    • Timing
    • Severity
    • Alleviation / Aggrivation
    • Quality
  10. Medication
    • All current medications
    • All over the counter drugs
    • All suppliments
    • All vitimins
    • All home remedies
  11. NKDA
    No Known Drug Allergies
  12. Genogram
    • A diagram of family and their diseases
    • Both sides
  13. Present Illness
    PI
  14. Over The Counter
    • OTC
    • Meds, vitimins, suppliments
  15. Review of Body Systems
    • ROS
    • Helps patient remember previous illness / symptoms
  16. PH
    Past History
  17. PMH
    Past Medical History
  18. UCHD
    Usual Childhood Disease
  19. FH
    Family History
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MA 201 Screening
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Chapter 13 Unit 1
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