PHI for Oral Presentation on RUQ Pain
Consider the alternatives for your differential diagnoses. Think
“VINDICATE,” and what data you need to rule in or out each possibility. Which alternatives are “can’t miss,” and which are “most likely”?
Are any of your findings pathognomonic for a specific condition?
Do: Include a sentence outlining your thought process for every clinical
assessment. This is called “clinical reasoning.”
Do: Before you offer your plan, make sure you have an assessment for every diagnosis.