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1

What are the five components of a health history?

Chief Complaint
Past Health History
Personal and Social History
Review of Systems (ROS)
Present Illness

2

What six things need to be asked to the patient when asking about Present Illness?

Onset
Palliative/Provoking
Quality of Pain
Radiation/Referral
Site/Setting/Severity
Timing/Temporal Factors
(OPQRST)

3

What is indicated if there is a sudden onset of pain?

Neuromuscular Problem

4

If pain has an insidious onset, what is the likely cause?

Cancer

5

If nothing makes that pain better or worse, what does the patient possible have?

Cancer

6

How are you able to tell if a patient is having a neuromuscular skeletal problem?

The patient is able to find relief from pain in a certain position

7

If a patient complains of no localization of pain, where is the pain very likely from?

Originating from an organ

8

If pain is stated to be a "throbbing pain", what does it indicate?

Vascular

9

What is a descriptive word to describe a pain in the muscle?

Aching

10

If the patient describes the pain as "Burning" what is the likely cause of the pain?

Nerve

11

What kind of pain is described for a dissecting aneurism?

Tearing Pain

12

What questions need to be asked to the patient about past health history? (7 Things)

Surgeries
Hospitalizations
Illness (Serious)
Trauma

Previous Injury
Allergies
Medications

13

What five questions that need to be known from family history?

Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes
Stroke
Cancer
Arthritis

14

What questions/categories do you need to ask about pertaining to the social/personal history of a patient? (8 Topics)

Marital Status
Occupation
Diet
Exercise
Bowel/Urinary Problems
Sleep
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug use
Stress

15

What is the questionnaire to help determine if someone may be an alcoholic?

CAGE Questionnaire

16

What are the four parts of the CAGE Questionnaire?

C- Cutting Down (Have you ever felt the need to cut down on your drinking?)
A- Annoyed by others criticisms (Have you ever felt annoyed by criticism of your drinking?)
G- Guilty Feeling (Have you ever felt guilty about your drinking?)
E- Eye openers (Have you ever felt that you needed a drink to start your day?)

17

What is the normal oral temperature?

98.6 F

18

What is the normal Rectal and Tympanic temperature?

99.6 F

19

What is the normal Axilla temperature?

97.6 F

20

What is considered normal range for body temperature?

96-99.5 F (35-37.5 C)

21

What is the normal pulse rate of an Adult?

60-100 Beats/Min

22

What is the normal pulse rate for a Newborn?

120-160 Beats/Min

23

What is the normal pulse rate for a person of older age?

70-80 Beats/Min

24

What is the normal Respiration Rate of an Adult?

14-18 Breaths/Min

25

What is the normal Respiration Rate of a Newborn?

44 Breaths/Min

26

What is the normal Blood Pressure in an Adult?

90-120/60-80

27

Do blood pressure values increase or decrease in elderly people?

Increase

28

What blood pressure would indicate Hypertension?

140/90

29

What blood pressure would indicate Hypotension?

90/60

30

In what population would it be common to see an auscultatory gap?

Patients with hypertensive blood pressures