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orthopedic exam vs. general medical exam

orthopedic: focal
general: comprehensive

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components of a medical history

patient's age and gender
patient's chief complaint
past medical history
current health status
family history
ROS

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questions under chief complaint

what hurts
where
duration
quality of pain
has it happened before
severity
what alleviates/aggravates
any treatment
frequency

4

questions under past medical history

previous illness
surgeries
hospitalizations
allergies

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questions under current health status

diet
sleep habits
exercise
medications
alcohol/tobacco/drug use
sexually active

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questions under family history

hypertension
heart disease
diabetes
cancer
stroke
kidney disease
mental illness
-addiction

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what is an ROS

overview of systems of the body

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body language when taking a history

open and relaxed
eye contact

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history taking efficiency

select questions that are pertinent
write down positives more than negative

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positive answer follow-up quenstions

family hx - who