A guide to taking a patient's history

Hilary Lloyd, Stephen Craig

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-48
JournalNursing Standard
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 5 Dec 2007


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