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Example question have you ever been diagnosed with

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Have you ever been diagnosed with COPD? Finding: Asked about smoking, inhalants, or tobacco Finding: Denies history of tobacco use, including cigarettes (Found) Pro Tip: Smoking or inhaling substances can have adverse respiratory effects. Asking Tina is she ever smoked cigarettes can help you to discern whether smoking was an exacerbating factor for Tina's asthma. Example Question: Have you ever smoked cigarettes? Finding: Reports past history of marijuana use (Found) Pro Tip: Smoking or inhaling substances can have adverse respiratory effects. Asking Tina is she ever smoked marijuana can help you to discern whether smoking was an exacerbating factor for Tina's asthma. Example Question: Have you ever smoked marijuana? Finding: Last use of marijuana was age 20 or 21 (Available) Pro Tip: Smoking or inhaling substances can have adverse respiratory effects. Asking Tina is she ever smoked marijuana can help you to discern whether smoking was an exacerbating factor for Tina's asthma. Example Question: When was the last time you smoked marijuana? Finding: Denies inhaling substances (Available)
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Pro Tip: Smoking or inhaling substances can have adverse respiratory effects. Asking Tina when she quit smoking marijuana can help you to discern whether smoking recently exacerbated Tina's asthma. Example Question: Have you ever experimented with inhaling substances? Review of Systems Finding: Asked about general symptoms Finding: Denies recent respiratory or other illness (Available) Pro Tip: Broad, open questions will allow Tina to describe, in her own words, the specific pain and discomfort that she is experiencing. Example Question: Have you been sick recently? Finding: Denies fever (Available) Pro Tip: The presence or absence of fever can indicate if an infection is approaching sepsis, a life- threatening condition. Example Question: Have you had any fever symptoms? Finding: Denies nausea or vomiting (Available) Pro Tip: Symptoms often vary from patient to patient. Asking Tina about the symptoms she is experiencing with her pain, like nausea, details the way her individual symptoms and pain manifest. Example Question: Have you had nausea or vomiting? Finding: Denies chills
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(Available) Pro Tip: Symptoms often vary from patient to patient. Asking Tina about the symptoms she is experiencing with her pain, like getting chills, details the way her individual symptoms and pain manifest. Example Question: Have you had chills? Finding: Reports low energy level (Available) Pro Tip: Symptoms often vary from patient to patient. Asking Tina about the symptoms she is experiencing with her pain, like fatigue, details the way her individual symptoms and pain manifest. Example Question: Are you fatigued? Finding: Denies night sweats (Available) Pro Tip: Symptoms often vary from patient to patient. Asking Tina about the symptoms she is experiencing with her injury, like night sweats, details the way her individual symptoms and pain manifest.
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