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Neuro assessment Relevant Medical History   Finding: Asked about changes in sensation   Finding: Reports belief that her sensation is normal (Found) Pro Tip: Subjective questions like this one will help you assess Tina's perception of her sensation and pursue the appropriate treatment. Example Question: Do you feel like your sensation is normal?   Finding: Reports belief that she can feel warm and cold normally (Available) Pro Tip: Because symptoms often vary from patient to patient, asking Tina questions about her  sensation will allow you to see the ways in which her individual symptoms manifests. Example Question: Can you feel warm and cold normally   Finding:
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Asked about numbness   Finding: Reports no history of numbness (Found) Pro Tip: Because symptoms often vary from patient to patient, asking Tina questions about her  sensation, like if she has a history of numbness, will allow you to see the ways in which her individual  symptoms manifests. Example Question: Do you have a history of numbness?   Finding: Reports no current numbness (Found) Pro Tip: Because symptoms often vary from patient to patient, asking Tina questions about her  sensation, like if she has numbness, will allow you to see the ways in which her individual symptoms  manifests. Example Question: Are you experiencing numbness?   Finding: Asked about tingling   Finding: Reports no tingling
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(Found) Pro Tip: Tingling sensations can suggest a herniated disc. Asking Tina whether she's experiencing  tingling sensations might indicate additional musculoskeletal damage. Example Question: Are you experiencing tingling?   Finding: Asked about vision problems   Finding: Reports vision problems (Found) Pro Tip: Eye and vision problems are fairly common after a brain injury. Asking Tina whether she has  current visual problems might indicate that she sustained a head injury. Example Question: Are you having vision problems?   Finding: Asked vision problem patterns   Finding: Reports vision problems for past few months (Found) Pro Tip: Establishing a timeline of Tina's visual problems will enable you to most effectively treat her  symptoms.
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Example Question: How long have you had vision problems?   Finding: Describes vision problems as "blurry" (Found) Pro Tip: Because symptoms often vary from patient to patient, asking Tina broad, open questions  about her vision will allow you to see the ways in which her individual symptoms manifests.
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