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