Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
This podcast episode addresses techniques for obtaining a health history from an older adult, focusing on the physician’s demeanor, communication style, and approach to the patient.
For more information about the series, go to http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/gerseri....
The listener should be able to:
- Adjust the environment for a visit with an older patient
- Shape the content and pace of the visit
- Effectively elicit symptoms from the patients
- Address the cultural dimensions of aging
This podcast episode is an MP3 file. It may be listened to on a computer with speakers or an MP3 player. It is available on the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center website, where an episode fact sheet is also available, or for download from the iTunes Music Store (search term: "texas tech medcast").