|Title||The Medical History: How to Help Your Doctor Help You|
The most important interaction between patient and doctor is the medical history. Through listening to the story of the patient’s illness and asking relevant questions, a physician may often make a diagnosis, or at least begin to understand the nature and location of the complaint. A few easy steps can help make this process more efficient leading to prompt, more precise diagnosis and treatment. Revised January 2012.
|Author 1 First Name||W Grant|
|Author 1 Last Name||Thompson|
|Author Designation||MD, FRCPC|
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