4-Gathering Information Learning about the Patient

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Gathering Information Algorithms: Makes gathering information easier States an issue and offers paths to follow (dependent on the patient’s answers) Works well but does not allow for individual responses Acronyms: Simple phrase or word with a question coordinated for each letter M.D.V.I.S.I.T (medications, diet, visits, injuries, symptoms, information, treatments)
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Interviewing Algorithm Question1 ( Does your ear hurt ?) Yes (questions would follow) No Question2 ( Is it still in the same ear ?) Yes No Both Question3 ( Is it better or worse ?) Better Worse Question4 ( Have you finished your medication ?) Yes No Question5 ( When was your last dose ?) ( At which dose did you stop and why?)
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Acronyms M edications: Are you taking prescribed medications or OTC drugs? Can you list them? How and when do you take each one? Do you need refills? D
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2011 for the course HSS 2102 taught by Professor Tian during the Winter '11 term at University of Ottawa.

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