"I am sure the medications will help to bring down my blood pressure."
"I can't wait to try the new recipes, and I'm hopeful I will lose weight."
"Do I really need to follow the diet and take medications?"
"I have my parents to blame for this. They both have high blood pressure."
"What are your hobbies and occupation?"
"What do you need to know before you go home from the hospital?"
"Do you have any cultural or religious beliefs that you would like incorporated into your plan of care?"
"What were your grades and learning style when you were in school?"
Ask parents to list all possible triggers for asthma
Requesting a spacer for the metered dose inhaler
Suggest the parents enforce a strict exercise regimen
Recommend replacing carpeting in the home with wood flooring
55-year-old employed female
35-year-old Hispanic male
40 year old with 5th grade education
42 year old with private insurance