What is medical history in Spanish?

What is medical history in Spanish?

historial clínico in Spanish is “MEDICAL HISTORY”.

How do you ask a patient about past medical history?

The Rest of the History

  1. Past Medical History: Start by asking the patient if they have any medical problems.
  2. Past Surgical History: Were they ever operated on, even as a child?
  3. Medications: Do they take any prescription medicines?
  4. Allergies/Reactions: Have they experienced any adverse reactions to medications?

What are examples of past medical history?

Past medical history

  • Childhood illnesses.
  • Major adult illnesses.
  • Past surgical history, including type, date, and location of past surgical procedures.
  • Medications. Prescription drugs.
  • Allergies.
  • Prior injuries (e.g., motor vehicle accidents, falls)
  • Prior hospitalizations and/or transfusions.
  • Immunizations.

How do I write my own medical history?

At its simplest, your record should include:

  1. Your name, birth date and blood type.
  2. Information about your allergies, including drug and food allergies; details about chronic conditions you have.
  3. A list of all the medications you use, the dosages and how long you’ve been taking them.
  4. The dates of your doctor’s visits.

How would you describe your past medical history?

In a medical encounter, a past medical history (abbreviated PMH), is the total sum of a patient’s health status prior to the presenting problem.

What is medical questionnaire?

A medical questionnaire is filled out by a participant in order to determine whether or not they are medically able to take part in a specific activity. It can also be used by a medical office to gather basic medical information before an appointment or procedure.

What should I ask for history of present illness?

History of the Present Illness

  • Location. What is the site of the problem?
  • Quality. What is the nature of the pain?
  • Severity. Describe the pain or redness, for example, on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the worst.
  • Duration.
  • Timing.
  • Context.
  • Modifying factors.
  • Associated signs and symptoms.

What is included in the past medical history?

A record of information about a person’s health. A personal medical history may include information about allergies, illnesses, surgeries, immunizations, and results of physical exams and tests. It may also include information about medicines taken and health habits, such as diet and exercise.

How do you write a health history?

At a minimum it should include the following, but be prepared to take down any information the patient gives you that might be relevant:

  1. Allergies and drug reactions.
  2. Current medications, including over-the-counter drugs.
  3. Current and past medical or psychiatric illnesses or conditions.
  4. Past hospitalizations.