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The GenerEhlist - CCFP Exam Prep, Low Risk Obstetrics & Canadian Primary Care Medicine

May 23, 2021

Objective One:
In a patient with a diagnosed chronic disease who presents with acute symptoms, diagnose: acute complications of the chronic disease acute exacerbations of the disease

Objective Two:
Regularly reassess adherence (compliance) to the treatment plan (including medications)

Objective Three:
In patients with chronic disease
a) Actively inquire about pain.
b) Treat appropriately by: titrating medication to the patient's pain, taking into account other treatments and conditions, considering non-pharmacologic treatment and adjuvant therapies

Objective Four:
Patients with chronic disease, actively inquire about: the psychological impact of diagnosis and treatment, functional impairment, underlying depression or risk of suicide or underlying substance abuse.

Objective Five:
Given a non-compliant patient, explore the reasons why, with a view to improving future adherence to the treatment plan.