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physical assessment

module 1

Essential Elements of Clinical Care consist of Empathic listening Ability to interview patients of all ages, moods, & backgrounds Techniques for examining different body systems Process of clinical reasoning
Comprehensive Assessment Includes all elements of the health history and complete physical exam
Focused / Problem Oriented Assessment "Urgent Care" or Routine Patients
Comprehensive Assessments Strengthen Clinician and Patient Realationship
Subjective Patient tells you
Objective What you see
The 7 Elements of a Comprehensive Assessment 1. Identify Data & Source hx. Is it reliable? 2. Chief Complaint(s) 3. Present Illness 4. Past hx 5. Family hx 6. Personal & Social hx 7. Review of Systems
Created by: tonyamae81