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  1. The medically relevant complaints reported by the patient or others familiar with the patient are referred to as symptoms, in contrast with clinical signs, which are ascertained by direct examination on the part of medical personnel

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 11, 2008
  2. either of the patient or of other people who know the person and can give suitable information (in this case, it is sometimes called heteroanamnesis), with the aim of obtaining information useful in formulating a diagnosis and providing medical care

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 11, 2008
  3. Most health encounters will result in some form of history being taken

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 11, 2008
  4. Medical histories vary in their depth and focus

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  5. For example an ambulance paramedic would typically limit their history to important details such as name, history of presenting complaint, allergies etc

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 11, 2008
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