Shadow Health MentalHealthLifespan.docx - LifespanActivity Time 62 min Tina\u2019s seven-year-old cousin is having trouble in school His teachers complain

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Lifespan Activity Time: 62 min Tina’s seven-year-old cousin is having trouble in school. His teachers complain of behavior problems and he has difficulty concentrating. List your differential diagnosis. What assessments would you perform? Student Response:  My differential diagnosis includes ADHD, anxiety, depression, bipolar, autism,  sleep disorder, development delay, and hyperthyroidism. My assessments will include obtaining a  comprehensive history from both caregivers and Tina's cousin. Obtaining information from school  teachers, babysitters, activities coaches. Also, obtain the previous pediatrician for the medical  reports if any since birth and vaccination records as well as well. Extensive Interview and physical  exam with Tina's cousin to rule out other possible diagnoses.  Model Note:  The differential diagnosis includes hearing impairment, ADHD, autism, and other  pervasive developmental disorders. Further assessments should include a history of behavioral, 
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  • Fall '15
  • Complaint, Tina, Medical diagnosis, Differential diagnosis

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