A Clinical Consultation is:

 

  • done as an in person consultation with an individual.

  • performed to obtain a detailed history with respect to a specific complaint and a past medical history.

  • done to perform a system specific physical examination to assist in making a clinical diagnosis.

 

Purpose of Clinical Consultation is to: 

  • obtain a clinical impression.

  • make a diagnosis.

  • determine extent of impairment.

Use of Clinical Encounter:

  • Diagnosis.

  • Impairment Rating.