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Medical Screening 203

Primary Care Medicine: Systems-Based Approach to Medical Screening


2.0

Hour 1

  • Paraphrase the central purpose for the review of systems (ROS) approach to medical screening.
  • Recall 8 ROS health components (key signs or symptoms) that can serve as a preliminary tool to determine the need for additional screening.
  • Cite the 3 most common causes for unexplained weight loss in the older patient which may justify the need for further screening.
  • List 8 signs / symptoms (cardiopulmonary system checklist) that should be assessed during a cardiopulmonary system screen.
  • Enumerate 5 red flags for a myocardial infarction or unstable angina during a cardiopulmonary screen that would warrant immediate referral
  • Recall 8 associated red flags (signs / symptoms) that may warrant referral in a patient that presents with edema of the hands, feet or abdomen
  • Recite 4 prodromal red flags associated with a transient ischemic attack, and subsequently would warrant an immediate referral.
  • Recall 1 important finding that can aid in the differentiation between claudication and psuedoclaudication, and subsequently impact the need for immediate referral.

Hour 2

  • Outline 6 red flags associated with lung cancer, and subsequently may warrant an immediate referral.
  • Identify 8 signs / symptoms (gastrointestinal system checklist) that should be assessed during a gastrointestinal system screen.
  • Provide 7 red flags clinical findings) of NSAID induced complications which may justify an outside referral.
  • Recount 8 signs / symptoms (endocrine system checklist) that should be assessed during an endocrine system screen.
  • List 3 regional/anatomical locations where pulmonary -related disorders can refer pain to
  • List 3 regional/anatomical locations where gastrointestinal -related disorders can refer pain to
  • Recall 3 signs and/or symptoms of colorectal cancer
  • List 2 regional/anatomical locations where urogenital -related disorders can refer pain to

Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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