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1

During history taking, what key aspects should the therapist find out?

Primary complaint, past medical history, family history, review of systems

2

What questions should you ask the patient to find out the primary complaint during history taking

"Why are you here today?"

3

During history taking, what are some key factors that we should know about regarding family history

history of hypertension, coronary artery disease, cancer, heart problems

4

What useful tool can be used to obtain the review of systems information during history taking

screening forms

5

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the skin?

Rashes, sores, lumps

6

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the HEENT system

HA, vision, hearing, nasal, horseness, sore throat

7

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the neck

lumps, pain, and stiffness

8

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the breasts

Lumps, discharge, self-exam

9

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the respiratory system

cough and wheeze

10

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the cardiovascular system

chest pain, discomfort, orthopnea

11

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the GI system

heartburn, change in bowel habits, stool color changes

12

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the peripheral vascular system

skin color, changes, swelling, and sensation

13

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the genitals

Males: pain, sores, masses
Females: menstrual changes, sores, lumps, masses

14

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the urinary system

polyuria, dysuria, incontinence

15

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to psychiatric issues

mood changes, irritability, and depression

16

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the neurologic system

memory, dizziness, speech

17

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the hematologic system

bruising, bleeding

18

In regards to the review of systems, what should you look for when it comes to the endocrine system

heat/cold intolerance, excessive thirst, polyuria

19

what are the two different types scope of assessment

comprehensive vs focused

20

How would someone describe comprehensive scope of assessment

"head to toe" like a sports physical

21

which type of scope of practice develops proficiency in physical assessment skills

Comprehensive

22

Is a comprehensive scope of practice typically done in a PT setting?

no

23

How would someone describe focused scope of assessment

more specific problem oriented that should become part of the PT doctoring profession

24

Which type of scope of assessment would be found in the example, "so, you are having difficulty getting a full breath of air, let me listen and see if I can pick up something

focused

25

What is the definition of physical assessment

the use of psychomotor skills in the examination of a patient

26

Physical assessment requires the appropriate application of what four things

inspection, palpation, auscultation, and percussion

27

What is the purpose of physical assessment

to identify and address signs, symptoms, and other information which lead to appropriate intervention and referral

28

Feelings of insecurity for the novice practitioner are ________

normal

29

Patients often feel ___ about physical examination

anxious

30

As a PT, we should ____ showing alarm with your findings

avoid