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Discussion Fortunately, there are usually only one to two questions of this type per exam. These questions are problematic because the two questions are dependent on each other. To solve both correctly, the test taker must answer the first portion by figuring out the diagnosis in order to solve the second question correctly. II. Example Part One A patient reports of returning home from a camping trip in Massachusetts 2 weeks before without any apparent health problems. Now, the patient complains of a 50 16:49 P1: SBT SVNF030C02 SVNF030/Leik September 20, 2007 Question Dissection and Analysis bad headache for the past 2 days along with high fever and chills.

The next step is to find “objective” information. Start with the lowtech maneuvers. For example, in a case of peripheral vascular disease (PVD), it makes sense to check the pulse and blood pressure first before ordering an expensive test such as a doppler flow study. The following are examples of actions that can be done using the “SOAPE” as a guide. S: Look for subjective evidence (S) 1) Interview the patient and/or family member 2) Ask about the current medications, signs and symptoms, duration of illness, past medical history, diet, lifestyle, and so forth O: Look for objective evidence (O) 1) Perform a physical exam (general or targeted) 2) In general, perform a physical maneuver first (check pulse, if applicable) before ordering laboratory tests or other exams/procedures A: Diagnosis or Assessment (A) 1) What is the most likely diagnosis?

Example A 30-year-old woman with a history of mild intermittent asthma complains of a new onset of cough that has been waking her up very early in the morning for the 32 16:49 P1: SBT SVNF030C02 SVNF030/Leik September 20, 2007 Question Dissection and Analysis past 2 weeks. She reports a history of a viral upper respiratory infection 1 week before the onset of her current symptoms. Her last office visit was 8 months ago. Which of the following is the best initial course of action: a) b) c) d) Initiate a prescription of a short-acting B2 agonist Refer the patient for a scratch test Interview the patient and find out more about her symptoms Perform a thorough physical examination III.

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