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    What are some of the ways that a medical care practitioner can communicate to patients who have little knowledge about the healthcare industry and may have difficulty communicating their symptoms?

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    Patients who are not well versed in medicine may not be trained in forms of assessment including knowing the importance of providing information regarding health conditions as they relate to frequency, duration, location, level of pain, family history, social history and current medications. Questions to the ...

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    This solution outlines how a healthcare practitioner should speak to and diagnose a patient who is not knowledgeable of healthcare terminology and may have difficulty communicating their symptoms