Pick one problem from the list provided below. Discuss and include your rationales using.
What questions need to be asked and what body part needs to be examined?
What diagnostic tests need to be obtained and why?
How would you handle abnormal finding?
What will be your list of differentials?
Problems commonly seen in the Primary Care setting:
In the event of encounters with patients, physicians engage in numerous clinical duties from listening to the patient’s story, reviewing patient’s’ past records, performing physical examination to prescribing medications for the patient. These behaviors which provide the basis of diagnostic reasoning are influenced and driven by "what" physicians think about and "how" they think. This study will look at the diagnostic process for a patient with acute illness and further discuss the necessary need or importance of the diagnostic process