What influences the choice of questions to ask when eliciting a clinical history for suspected bacterial conjunctivitis (pink eye)?

Updated: Jan 03, 2019
  • Author: Karen K Yeung, OD, FAAO; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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The choice of questions to ask when eliciting a clinical history from the patient is influenced by such factors as age, occupation, and social habits. It may occasionally focus on sensitive issues that can be embarrassing to discuss.


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