History Taking (Powerpoint) - 30 Mins - EMT-b

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  • 1. 

    Which are keys to history taking?

    • A.

      Trust

    • B.

      Right Questions

    • C.

      Interpreting the responses

    • D.

      Knowing what to do next

    • E.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All the above
    Explanation
    All of the options listed (trust, asking the right questions, interpreting the responses, and knowing what to do next) are keys to history taking. Trust is important in building a rapport with the patient and ensuring they feel comfortable sharing their medical history. Asking the right questions helps gather relevant information for diagnosis and treatment. Interpreting the responses allows the healthcare provider to understand the patient's symptoms and concerns. Knowing what to do next involves using the gathered information to make informed decisions about further investigations or treatment plans. Therefore, all of these factors are crucial in conducting an effective history taking session.

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  • 2. 

    Which are ways to establish your patient relationship?

    • A.

      Introduce yourself – Handshake

    • B.

      Determine patient’s desired name

    • C.

      Avoid disrespectful terms and voice tone

    • D.

      All the above

    • E.

      A and C

    Correct Answer
    D. All the above
    Explanation
    Establishing a patient relationship can be done by introducing oneself through a handshake, determining the patient's desired name, and avoiding disrespectful terms and voice tone. By following these practices, healthcare professionals can create a positive and respectful environment, which helps in building trust and rapport with the patient. This ultimately leads to better communication and improved patient outcomes.

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  • 3. 

    Which are some elements of the Comprehensive History?

    • A.

      Prearrival, Caller Info, Family History & Systems Review

    • B.

      First Impression, the Environment

    • C.

      Identifying Data, Chief Complaint(s), Current Health Status & Medical Care

    • D.

      History of the Present Illness & Significant Past History

    • E.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All the above
    Explanation
    The Comprehensive History includes elements such as Prearrival, Caller Info, Family History & Systems Review, First Impression, the Environment, Identifying Data, Chief Complaint(s), Current Health Status & Medical Care, History of the Present Illness, and Significant Past History. Therefore, the correct answer is "All the above."

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  • 4. 

    Which are elements of the Comprehensive History (Identifying Data)?

    • A.

      Name

    • B.

      Sex & Race

    • C.

      Age & DOB

    • D.

      Physician’s Name

    • E.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All the above
    Explanation
    The elements of the Comprehensive History (Identifying Data) include the patient's name, sex, race, age, date of birth, and physician's name. These pieces of information are crucial for accurately identifying and documenting the patient's medical history and ensuring proper care and treatment.

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  • 5. 

    General State of Health per patient, Significant adult or childhood illnesses or injuries, Psychiatric illnesses, Past hospitalizations, surgeries or long-term treatments are elements of ___________________.

    Correct Answer
    Significant Past History
    Explanation
    The elements mentioned in the question, such as general state of health, past illnesses or injuries, psychiatric illnesses, and past hospitalizations or surgeries, are all part of the patient's significant past history. This information is important for healthcare providers to have a comprehensive understanding of the patient's medical background and to make informed decisions regarding their current and future healthcare needs.

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  • 6. 

    Diabetes, HTN, Renal Disease, Heart Disease, early AMI, early SCD, Stroke, Asthma, Allergies, Cardiac dysrhythmias, Cancer, Osteoporosis, Mental Illness are elements of ______________________.

    Correct Answer
    Pertinent Family History
    Explanation
    The given elements such as Diabetes, HTN, Renal Disease, Heart Disease, early AMI, early SCD, Stroke, Asthma, Allergies, Cardiac dysrhythmias, Cancer, Osteoporosis, Mental Illness are all part of Pertinent Family History. This refers to the medical history of an individual's close relatives, including parents, siblings, and grandparents, which can provide important information about the potential risk factors and genetic predispositions for certain diseases or conditions.

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  • 7. 

    What is the setting? What is the Patient’s General Appearance? Are there medications or therapies present or in-use? Are medical documents or files available? Are components of ______________________.

    Correct Answer
    First Impression & the Environment

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