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Key Feature Specific Field Note

Assessing Competence in family medicine

Schizophrenia
In “apparently” stable patients with schizophrenia (e.g., those who are not floridly psychotic), provide regular or periodic assessment in a structured fashion e.g., positive and negative symptoms, ther performance of activities of daily living, and the level of social functioning at each visit: - seeking collateral information from family members and other caregivers to develope a more complete assessment of symptoms and functional status; - competency to accept or refuse treatement, and document specifically; - suicidal and homicidal ideation, as well as the risk for violence; medication compliance and side effects.
Clinical Reasoning Skills, Patient Centered Approach
Follow-up, History
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