- The Interactive Eye. Pelino, Carlo J.; Pizzimenti, Joseph J. // Review of Optometry;Mar2014, Vol. 151 Issue 3, p87
The article discusses review of systems (ROS) which is a method used by health care personnel to obtain patients' medical history, highlighting its application in optometry. It states that ROS can be used in several ways including a medical screening of the entire body. It adds that physicians...
- Health History Notebook Can Improve Medical Care. // USA Today Magazine;Oct2000, Vol. 129 Issue 2665, p1
Suggest ways on how to prepare a health history notebook to aid physicians in the medical screening of patients. List of current medications, allergies, laboratory report and other medical records; Specificity of appointments with physicians; Questions to be asked; Changes in lifestyle and diet.
- Undertaking new patient checks. Richards, Sara // Practice Nurse;10/13/2006, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p14
The article focuses on the patient health check, which is intended to obtain medical information, being implemented in Great Britain. The nurse who conducts the check should assist patients as they fill in the questionnaires. Information of any operations and diseases that the patient has had or...
- How to Make Your E/M Documentation Bullet-Proof -- Even With Few Symptoms. // Part B Insider;9/25/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 34, p268
The article discusses how to protect an evaluation and management documentation in the U.S. It states that abnormal test results prompt patients to see a physician, not pain or complaint. It adds that it can be a challenge for physicians to get at least four elements of the patient's history of...
- History, history, history. Walsh, Kieran // Age & Ageing;May2005, Vol. 34 Issue 3, following p316
Presents a case study concerning a 72-year old man experiencing severe headache. Complaint of the old man; Medical examination conducted; Implication of the case study on medical history taking.
- The campaign for common sense in medicine. Warriner, David; Shippam, Will; Turner, Richard // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jul2010, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p409
In this article, the authors campaign for common sense in medicine and discuss the importance of history and examination for correct diagnosis. The authors argue that common sense can not be taught by examinations, research, and courses because it must be seen first hand in practice. They...
- The Appropriate Goals of Antihypertensive Therapy: Neither Too Much Nor Too Little. Kaplan, Norman M. // Annals of Internal Medicine;4/15/92, Vol. 116 Issue 8, p686
Discusses the management of hypertensive patients. Reasons for undertreatment of hypertension; Reasons for overtreatment of the disease; Problems encountered with antihypertensive drugs.
- PART 1: The Patient Interview and Health History: CHAPTER 3: Health History Guidelines. Hogstel, Mildred O.; Curry, Linda Cox // Health Assessment Through the Life Span;2005, p18
Chapter 3 of the book "Health Assessment Through the Life Span" is presented. The chapter offers guidelines for taking the patient's health history. It states the purposes of getting the health history. One, taking the health history gives an opportunity to establish rapport with the patient. In...
- A First Step in the Right Direction. Woodworth, Kenneth E. // Review of Ophthalmology;Jul2004, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p21
Focuses on the key elements for taking a patients history during an examination . Emphasis on the relationship between the history and efficiency cost-saving operations; Importance of the reason of the patient's visit for taking patient history; Link of reimbursement and efficiency to the chief...