Diagnostic Reasoning and Rationale

Diagnostic Reasoning and Rationale

Diagnostic Reasoning and Rationale for acute illness Pick one problem from the list provided below. Discuss and include your rationales using. • What questions need to be asked and what body part needs to be examined? • What diagnostic tests need to be obtained and why? • How would you handle abnormal finding? • What will be your list of differentials? Problems commonly seen in the Primary Care setting: • runny nose • cough • diarrhea • pharyngitis • dysuria • rash