past, family and social history

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past, family and/or social history

Medical practice A historical evaluation of a Pt, which consists of a review of 3 areas, which is required for CPT-related documentation of a physician's evaluation and management services
Past history The Pt's past experiences with illnesses, operations, injuries, and treatments
Family history A review of medical events in the Pt's family, including disease which may be hereditary, or place the Pt at risk
Social history An age-appropriate review of past and current activities
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