Finding Denies ear pain Found Pro Tip Ear pain can suggest an ear infection

Finding denies ear pain found pro tip ear pain can

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Finding: Denies ear pain (Found) Pro Tip: Ear pain can suggest an ear infection, during which the middle of the ear becomes clogged with fluid and mucous. Asking Tina if she has ear pain might indicate a possible ear infection. Example Question: Have you had ear pain?
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Finding: Denies ear discharge (Found) Pro Tip: Ear discharge is the leakage of blood, pus, or wax from the ear and can be the result of a ruptured eardrum, eczema, or swimmer's ear. Asking whether she's noticed ear discharge could indicate whether she has a ruptured eardrum. Example Question: Have you noticed ear discharge? Finding: Reports last hearing test was in childhood (Found) Pro Tip: Asking Tina when her last hearing test was will indicate the degree to which she's seen her hearing as something that has needed medical attention. Example Question: When was your last hearing test? Finding: Asked about review of systems for nose Finding: Denies change in sense of smell (Found)
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Pro Tip: Changes in sense of smell could be a symptom of acute sinusitis. Asking Tina if she's had any changes in her sense of smell indicates whether she might be suffering from acute sinusitis. Example Question: Have you had any changes in your sense of smell? Finding: Reports no nasal or sinus surgeries (Found) Pro Tip: A history of nasal surgery might indicate that Tina had chronic nasal problems. Asking Tina if she's ever had nasal surgery solicits information about her medical history. Example Question: Have you ever had a nasal surgery? Finding: Denies nosebleeds (Found) Pro Tip: Nosebleeds are often caused by sinusitis. Asking Tina if she ever gets nosebleeds solicits information about her medical history. Example Question: Do you ever get nosebleeds? Finding: Asked about review of systems for mouth and jaw
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Finding: Denies general mouth problems (Found) 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 ever had problems with your mouth? Finding: Denies change in sense of taste (Found) Pro Tip: Sinusitis can result in decreased smell or taste. Asking if Tina's sense of taste has changed lately might indicate a sign of sinusitis. Example Question: Has your sense of taste changed? Finding: Denies dry mouth (Available) Pro Tip: Sinusitis can result in dry mouth. Asking if Tina's recently had dry mouth might indicate a sign of sinusitis. Example Question: Have you had dry mouth recently? Finding:
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Denies history of oral surgery (Found) Pro Tip: A history of oral surgery might indicate that Tina had former oral problems. Asking Tina if she's ever had oral surgery solicits information about her medical history. Example Question: Have you ever had oral surgery?
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  • Tina, Headache, Sinusitis, Example question , Heent

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