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The reason the amublance was called?
Chief Complaint
page 547
The list of possible causes for your Pt sysptoms?
Differential Field Diagnosis
Page 547
Often learning your pt's _________, __________ and their __________ can reveal clues to your final field diagnosis.
History, medications and lifestyle
page 547
Always reconfirm your Pt's ____________, ___________ and someone else's __________________ by briefly interviewing the Pt with an open mind.
Chart, Past Medical History and first impression
Page 547
The process of responding to your Pt's statements with words or gestures that demonstrate your understanding.
Active Listening
Page 548
Three types of active listening skills are?
Facilitation, Reflection and Clarification
Page 548
_______________ may help your Pt bring their hidden feelings into the open.
Confrontation
Page 549
The history begins with an ______________ question about your Pt's ______________.
open-ended, Chief Complaint
Page 551
The underlying cause of your Pt's symptoms.
Primary Problem
Page 551
The Chief complaint differs from the ______________.
Primary Problem
Page 551
The mnemonic line of questioning that provides a full, clear, chronological account of your Pt's symptoms?
OPQRST-ASPN
Page 551
Pain that is felt at a location away from its source.
Referred Pain
Page 552
your Pt's _________________ may provide significant insights into your Pt's chief complaint and your field diagnosis.
Past Medical History.
Page 553
The mnemonic C A G E stands for?
Cut Down
Annoyed
Guilty
Eye-opener
Page 554
Number of packs per day times the number of years smoked?
Pack/year history
Page 554
It is important to learn a brief ________________ of immediate family members.
Medical History
Page 555
A list of questions categorized by body systems.
Review of systems
Page 556
The mnemonic HEENT stands for?
Head
Eyes
Ears
Nose
Throat
Page 556
Coughing up of blood.
Hemoptysis
Page 557
The sensation of having difficulty breathing.
Dyspnea
Page 557
Difficulty breathing while laying supine.
Ortopnea
Page 557
Vomiting of blood.
Hematemesis
Page 557
Sudden onset of SOB at night.
Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
Page 557
Excessive urination
Polyuria
Page 557
Excessive urination at night.
Nocturia
Page 557
The sensation of ringing in the ears.
Tinnitus
Page 557
Menstrual difficulties.
Dysmenorrhea
Page 557
The mnemonic GPAL stands for?
Gravida
Para
Abortions
Living
Page 557
An acute alteration in mental functioning that is often reversible.
Delirium
Page 560
A deterioration of mental status that is usually associated with structural neurologic disease.
Dementia
Page 560
Difficulty breathing while laying supine.
Ortopnea
Page 557
Vomiting of blood.
Hematemesis
Page 557
Sudden onset of SOB at night.
Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
Page 557
Excessive urination
Polyuria
Page 557
Excessive urination at night.
Nocturia
Page 557
The sensation of ringing in the ears.
Tinnitus
Page 557
Menstrual difficulties.
Dysmenorrhea
Page 557
The mnemonic GPAL stands for?
Gravida
Para
Abortions
Living
Page 557
An acute alteration in mental functioning that is often reversible.
Delirium
Page 560
A deterioration of mental status that is usually associated with structural neurologic disease.
Dementia
Page 560