medical history

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medical history

[′med·ə·kəl ′his·trē]
(medicine)
An account of a patient's past and present state of health obtained from the patient or relatives.
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Proper medical history taking is the key to safe patient management.
It goes without saying, however, that an optimal scientific and academic approach draws upon the synergy between thorough medical history taking and state-of-the-art diagnostic modalities.

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