Select one patient (neighbor, family, or friend) and
write-up their comprehensive health history. Include the following variables:
Past medical history.
Health status, perceived barriers, and support.
Chief complaint (CC).
History of present illness (HPI).
Family and/or social history (PFSH).
Focused review of systems (ROS).
Identify age, spiritual values, and cultural variables that
were considered and how these variables influenced your interviews or health
In a 1,000-1,250-word essay, summarize effective interview
techniques for collecting a patient’s health history. Include the following:
Address how to elicit the patient’s interpretation of their
health status, their perceived barriers, and support.
Critique the effectiveness of several history taking
techniques with rationale from the readings.
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