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Peptic Ulcer - what questions to ask the patient to asses his illness before dispensing?


Marvell 22 Nov 2009

Are you asking about dispensing a medicine for treatment of Peptic Ulcer or some other condition?

Get medication history.
Has he/she been to the doctor regarding his/her symptoms?
What is he/she taking currently to ease the symptoms?
If he/she is on any medicine and is it helping him/her.
Is there any current bleeding obvious in stool?
Any vomiting with blood in it?
Does the patient have any other medical condition/s?

And do suggest that the patient see the doctor if they haven't been already or if there is any complication.

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Marvell 22 Nov 2009

Oh and also ask how long they have been experiencing the symptoms for. free discount card

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