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Cardiovascular Breasts Abdomen Genitalia Rectal Extremities Peripheral Vascular Musculoskeletal Neurologic Moving On to Patient Assessment

Chapter 2. Interviewing and the Health History

GETTING READY: THE APPROACH TO THE INTERVIEW Taking Time for Self-Reflection Reviewing the Chart Setting Goals for the Interview Reviewing Clinician Behavior and Appearance Improving the Environment Taking Notes

LEARNING ABOUT THE PATIENT: THE PROCESS OF INTERVIEWING Greeting the Patient and Establishing Rapport Inviting the Patient's Story Establishing the Agenda for the Interview

Expanding and Clarifying the Health History (The Patient's Perspective) Generating and Testing Diagnostic Hypotheses (The Clinician's Perspective) Creating a Shared Understanding of the Problem Negotiating a Plan Planning for Follow-Up and Closing FACILITATING THE PATIENT'S STORY: THE TECHNIQUES OF SKILLED INTERVIEWING

Active Listening Adaptive Questioning Nonverbal Communication Facilitation Echoing

O Empathic Responses

^^ Validation

Reassurance C Summarization

O Highlighting Transitions

ADAPTING INTERVIEWING TECHNIQUES TO SPECIFIC SITUATIONS The Silent Patient 3 The Talkative Patient

The Anxious Patient

The Crying Patient The Confusing Patient The Angry or Disruptive Patient The Patient with a Language Barrier The Patient with Reading Problems The Patient with Impaired Hearing The Patient with Impaired Vision The Patient with Limited Intelligence The Poor Historian The Patient with Personal Problems SPECIAL ASPECTS OF INTERVIEWING Cultural Competence Self-Awareness

Enhanced Communication and Learning from the Patient Collaborative Partnerships The Alcohol and Drug History The Sexual History Domestic and Physical Violence The Mental Health History Death and the Dying Patient Sexuality in the Clinician-Patient Relationship ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS INTERVIEWING PATIENTS OF DIFFERENT AGES Talking with Children

Establishing Rapport Working with Families

Multiple Agendas The Family as a Resource Hidden Agendas Talking with Adolescents Talking with Aging Patients Functional Assessment

Chapter 3. Beginning the Physical Examination: General Survey and Vital Signs

^ ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY O Calculating the BMI

^^ Interpreting and Acting on the BMI

THE HEALTH HISTORY C Changes in Weight

O Fatigue and Weakness

Fever and Chills HEALTH PROMOTION AND COUNSELING 3 TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION

Beginning the Examination: Setting the Stage

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