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Behavior and Body Language During History Taking

Behavior and Body Language During History Taking Establish and maintain eye-contact and rapport.  Relaxed non-threatening posture and appear unhurried.  Use facilitated noises (I see, okay, etc.) Pick up on nonverbal cues  Acknowledge what they are saying  Show a willingness to understand  Do not offer opinion/advice to early  Control over-talkativeness with polite authority at the right time

Diagnostic Formulation

Diagnostic formulation What is the diagnostic formulation?? We use a diagnostic formulation to integrate and better evaluate the information we have obtained from the assessment of the patient. It has these components: The problem Differential diagnosis Etiology Management Prognosis