A guide to taking a patient's history

Lloyd, Hilary and Craig, Stephen (2007) A guide to taking a patient's history. Nursing Standard, 22 (13). pp. 42-48. ISSN 0029-6570

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This article outlines the process of taking a history from a patient, including preparing the environment, communication skills and the importance of order. The rationale for taking a comprehensive history is also explained.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Assessment, communication, history taking
Subjects: B700 Nursing
B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2017 14:38
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 15:26
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/29861

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