Introduction to Radiologic and Imaging Sciences and Patient Care: History Taking Flashcards


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Questioning Skills

Use open-ended questions. Avoid leading questions. Facilitate a response from the patient. Remain quiet to get a response. Use probing questions to focus in on more detail. Repeat patient response to clarify and confirm. Summarize to verify accuracy.

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Type data that is perceptible to the senses, is able to be measured, and is often physiologic.

Objective

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Objective Data can be:

Perceptible to senses Able to be measured Often physiologic Signs that can be seen, heard, felt, and so on

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Type data that is subject to interpretation.

Subjective

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Subjective Data can be:

Patient feelings Pain level Attitude Opinion of observer Subject to interpretation

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Sacred 7 of medical histories

Localization (area of patient's complaint) Chronology (duration) Quality (Character of symptoms) Severity (intensity, quantity, or extent of problem) Onset (what patient was doing when problem started) Aggrivating/Alleviating factors (what makes it worse/better) Associated manifestations