Resources for the doctor-patient relationship and preparation of the clinical history.
Telemedicine, virtual healthcare provision
In the face of the new COVID-19 pandemic, it is necessary to resort to a different way to carry out the medical consultation.
This text explores the current situation and the future possibilities that technology brings to this topic.
Medicine is a humanitarian profession, of service, that exists for the benefit of others. As defined by Walsh McDermott ... it is a learned profession, deeply rooted in a number of sciences, and with the obligation to apply them for the benefit of man. "
It is known as Clinical History to record the information obtained, in the doctor-patient interview, through the interrogation, the physical examination, and the results, both of the clinical laboratory studies, as well as those of diagnostic imaging, and of special techniques.
The writing of the reason for consultation and the current disease in a medical record is an essential part of medical practice, the preparation of it can make the difference between a good diagnosis or an uncertain one, so it is necessary to understand its preparation.
The Medical Consultation or Interview is the fundamental act of the professional activity of the doctor. This takes place in a space known as a consulting room, in outpatient activities, but it can take place in a room of a Sanatorium or Hospital, in cases of inpatients, or at home, when the consultation is started in that space.
Addictions are defined as the compulsive use of a substance and the inability to control its intake despite knowing the negative effects it produces. The term addiction is somewhat imprecise and has pejorative meanings. The American Psychiatric Association began using the term "drug dependence" instead of "addiction" in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Illness in 1987 (DSM III R).