Putting the History Together

The doctor may also learn more about the illness from the way the patient tells the story than from the story itself.

James B. Herrick (1861-1954)

In the first few chapters, the interviewer's questions and the patient's responses were discussed. In this chapter, these materials are put together to shape a mock interview.

In the ensuing interview, note the way in which the interviewer allows the patient to speak and how the various techniques are incorporated. The footnotes refer to the type of technique used or to some other important aspects of the interview.

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