History Taking In Surgery. Gamal Khairy FRCS,MS College of Medicine KKUH. History taking ? the key step in surgical diagnosis. Varies according to the complain ? specific histories ? surgical specialty. Two types of history in surgical practice:.
History Taking In Surgery
Gamal Khairy FRCS,MS
College of Medicine KKUH
? the key step in surgical diagnosis.
? specific histories
? surgical specialty
?specific complaint is pinpointed ? diagnosis
?to assess that the treatment planned correctly indicated and pt is suitable for that operation.
e. Past history ? surgical, medical
f. Drug history
g. Family history
h. Social history
1.GIT: Appetite, Vomiting, Regurgitation, etc.
* Peripheral vessels: Intermittent, claudication, rest pain.
-Severity ? wake him up, need analgesics
Rather than: mild, severe.
-Nature: Buring, stabing, coliky.
- steadily increase till maximum then gradual decline.
-First part ? during taking history ? posture, speech,etc…
-vital signs ? pulse, BP, temp
Ears and Nose