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Q: What type of information is gathered when obtaining the Social History of the patient? Why is this important?
A: Obtain a complete social history. This addition to the patient history can be most crucial when discharge planning begins. Inquire if the patient has a home. [ Also ask if the patient has a family, and, if so, if the patient maintains contact with them. This also is the area in which any history of drug and alcohol abuse, legal problems, and history of abuse should be recorded. Imperative to
the recording of a patient's social history is any information that may aid the physician or other clinicians in making special accommodations for the patient when necessary. This would include an accurate record of the last grade completed in school, whether the patient was in special education classes, or if the patient required special assistance at work or school (ie, special listening devices for the hard of hearing). source: emedicine.medscape.com/article/293402-overview ]
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User: What type of information is gathered when obtaining the Social History of the patient? Why is this important?

Weegy: Obtain a complete social history. This addition to the patient history can be most crucial when discharge planning begins. Inquire if the patient has a home. [ Also ask if the patient has a family, and, if so, if the patient maintains contact with them. This also is the area in which any history of drug and alcohol abuse, legal problems, and history of abuse should be recorded. Imperative to the recording of a patient's social history is any information that may aid the physician or other clinicians in making special accommodations for the patient when necessary. This would include an accurate record of the last grade completed in school, whether the patient was in special education classes, or if the patient required special assistance at work or school (ie, special listening devices for the hard of hearing). source: emedicine.medscape.com/article/293402-overview ]
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User: How many Organ Systems and/or Body Areas are involved in a comprehensive exam?

Weegy: You have 6 organ systems, and 2+ body areas (depending on how many extremities examined)
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User: One or more chronic illnesses with mild exacerbation, progression, or side effects of treatment is an example of what level of risk?

Weegy: Moderate Complexity Medical Decision-Makingrepresents the cognitive labor ?sweet spot? for most physicians. [ You may not be surprised to learn that Moderate MDM is required for a "routine" encounter like a level 2 hospital progress note (99232), but you may not have realized that it also represents the cognitive labor requried for a level 4 office visit with an established patient (99214). ]
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User: Name the three contributory factors.





Weegy: Counseling,coordination of care, and nature of presenting problem.
Expert answered|supernike|Points 180|

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