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Chest Pain

1  Given a patient with undefined chest pain, take an adequate history to make a specific diagnosis (e.g., determine risk factors, whether the pain is pleuritic or sharp, pressure, etc.). Hx: OPQRSTAAA approach: Onset/duration: sudden vs gradual? Hours vs days?

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Cancer

 1  In all patients, be opportunistic in giving cancer prevention advice (e.g., stop smoking, reduce unprotected sexual intercourse, prevent human papillomavirus infection), even when it is not the primary reason for the encounter. This may include demographic features such as

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Periodic Screening – Canadian Task Force

Screening for Prostate Cancer (2014) For pt with no previous Dx of prostate Ca. This includes men with lower urinary tract symptoms (nocturia, urgency, frequency and poor stream) or with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). RECOMMENDATIONS – don’t use PSA for

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