patient interview

patient interview

a systematic interview of a patient, the purpose of which is to obtain information that can be used to develop an individualized plan for care. Also called client interview.
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Online access to the full text, 20 patient interview videos, about 40 sleep lab videos, and about 200 polysomnogram fragments is included.
Typically the diagnosis is determined by analysis of parent and teacher rating scales (behavioral checklists) and a patient interview.
The patient interview is the first and most important step to gain the patient's confidence and trust and is the best source of data gathering available.
Field Guide to the Difficult Patient Interview by Frederic W.
As with patient interview situations, it is essential to evaluate the "hidden agenda" behind this question prior to responding.
com), a free, easy-to-use electronic patient interview that helps physicians save money and time, and requires no technical expertise to setup or use.
Kauffman offers users practical suggestions and guidance for handling the patient interview and examination, and mnemonics to reduce memorization time.
The subjective, or patient, perception of quality is readily obtainable through patient interview surveys.
With this advance information, physicians conduct an efficient and informed patient interview while reducing the visit time and improving documentation quality and patient care.
Fundamentals of the physical therapy exam; patient interview and tests & measures.
Each entry features a patient interview section and offers guidelines for determining if referral to a physician is appropriate.
According to Cindy Mannes, NPMA Vice President of Public Affairs, physicians and other healthcare professionals can educate their patients about the need for professional pest treatment as a means of helping to prevent and control the symptoms of asthma simply by adding one more question to their patient interview list.

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