Posted: January 1st, 2016
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1))Consider what history would be necessary to collect from the patient.
2))Consider what physical exams and diagnostic tests would be appropriate to gather more information about the patient’s condition. 3))How would the results be used to make a diagnosis?
4))Identify at least five possible conditions that may be considered in a differential diagnosis for the patient.
Post a description of the health history you would need to collect from the patient in the case study you were assigned. Explain what physical exams and diagnostic tests would be appropriate and how the results would be used to make a diagnosis. List five different possible conditions for the patient’s differential diagnosis, and justify why you selected each.
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