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    I have question say a patient come in for a fall. And the doctors notes the patient triped and fell yesterday, and that the she has shoulder pain 4/10.

    Can you score this as
    Loc-Shoulder
    Serverity- 4/10
    Duration-yesterday
    Context-trip and fell

    Thank you

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    Default Yes
    Yes--that is exactly how I would score it. You'll end up with 4 HPI points.
    Carrie, BS, CPC

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    Default Don't forget pain
    And "pain" is Quality. (But you don't really need a 5th element.)

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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