The social history: Our patients are more than their diseases
“Any alcohol use? Any tobacco use? Any other drugs?”
These are the three main questions that most health care providers ask their patients when documenting a social history on a note.
“What stressors do you have in your life? What social support do you have? What is your home life like? What do you do for fun? Do you wear a helmet when you ride a bike? Do you wear a seatbelt?”