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Was he/she a victim of measles, mumps, broken bones, or hearing loss? The human body is amazing, yet so much can go wrong! Pick this Topic to summarize his/her medical history.
Would you like to talk about his/her medical history?
- Throughout his/her lifetime, did he/she feel he/she was in good or bad health? Did he/she take extra measures to stay healthy? Was the rest of his/her family healthy?
- Was he/she active? Did he/she eat well? Did he/she see a doctor regularly?
- Did he/she have a weight problem? Was he/she overweight or underweight? Did he/she try to overcome it? Did he/she diet or exercise?
- Did he/she ever have any broken bones? What about mobility problems? Did he/she have knee, foot, leg, arm or back problems? What was the cause?
- Did he/she ever have any common illnesses such as the chicken pox or measles?
- Did he/she ever have problems with his/her eyesight or hearing? Did he/she wear glasses or contact lenses? A hearing aid?
- How were his/her teeth? Did he/she get many cavities or have teeth pulled? Did he/she go to the dentist much?
- Was he/she ever seriously injured? Was it a sports injury? A car accident? Was it another type of accident? Did it happen on the job?
- Did he/she ever have allergies? To what? Did he/she get migraines?
- Was he/she ever hospitalized? What were the circumstances? How long was his/her stay?
- Did he/she ever have a serious illness? What was the illness? Cancer? Multiple Sclerosis? Diabetes? H.I.V.? Was he/she treated? What type of medications, if any, did the doctors prescribe?
- Did any illnesses run in his/her family? Heart disease? Diabetes? If so, when did he/she find out that this illness ran in the family? Did this knowledge change his/her lifestyle? How?
- Did he/she have a mental illness? Did he/she seek any treatment? Did his/her family have a history of mental illness?
Did he/she ever have a problem with drugs or alcohol?
- How did he/she become involved with drugs or alcohol? Describe what he/she did when he/she realized he/she had a problem. Did he/she seek treatment? If so, was the treatment successful?
- Did he/she ever have a problem with tobacco? If so, did he/she try to stop? Was it difficult? What method of treatment did he/she try? Was he/she successful?