NURS 6512 WK1 SR2.docx - Elizabeth Providers must develop trusting relationships with patients to obtain an accurate health history and to provide high

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Elizabeth, Providers must develop trusting relationships with patients to obtain an accurate health history and to provide high quality care. The primary objective in a patient interview is obtaining a health history or assessment that explores the patients concerns and expectations. (Ball, Dains Flynn, Solomon & Stewart, 2015). In many elderly patients they have experienced overtreatment and undertreatment of conditions and concerns that may cause apprehension during an interview. I found an interesting take on geriatric interview and assessments. According to Sattar, Alibhai, Wilders and Puts, (2014) a geriatric assessment involves a multidisciplinary diagnostic process that evaluates, medical psychological and social functional capacity in older
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