4 Components of a complete H&P
What components of a complete H&P might be overlooked in a focused H&P? (it's just stuff we don't like to do in SPEs, just be aware)
How many systems in ROS?
Gen, Skin, HEENT, Breasts, Respiratory, CV, GI, GU, Reproductive, MSK, Neuro, Hematologic, Endocrine, Psychiatric
What are the 3 steps in a reasonable approach to gathering H&P?
What are the 4 cardinal techniques in a PE?
What 3 processes are key to making an accurate diagnosis?
Application of science
Clinical reasoning should when in an encounter?
At the beginning
Steps to making a hypothesis
1. Make the most specific and critical findings
2. Match findings against conditions that can produce them
3. Eliminate diagnostic possibilities that fail to explain the findings
4. Weigh the competing possibilities and select the most likely diagnosis
5. Give special attention to potentially life-threatening conditions