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Is Social History subjective or objective?

Data gathered may be subjective or objective in nature. Subjective data also includes demographic information, patient and family information about past and current medical conditions, and patient information about surgical procedures and social history.

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Also, are medications subjective or objective?

Current medications and allergies may be listed under the Subjective or Objective sections. However, it is important that with any medication documented, to include the medication name, dose, route, and how often. This section documents the objective data from the patient encounter.

Additionally, is review of systems subjective or objective? It is often structured as a component of an admission note covering the organ systems, with a focus upon the subjective symptoms perceived by the patient (as opposed to the objective signs perceived by the clinician).

Also, what is subjective data?

Subjective Data. Subjective data is gathered from the patient telling you something that you cannot use your five senses to measure. If a patient tells you they have had diarrhea for the past two days, that is subjective, you cannot know that information any other way besides being told that is what happened.

What is an objective finding?

Objective evidence refers to visible, measurable findings obtained by a medical examination, tests, or diagnostic imaging. Someone other than the injured worker must be able to see or feel the evidence. Examples of objective evidence include a broken leg or an abrasion.

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