The secret of the questions: medical interview in 21st century

Published: 7 July 2016
Author(s): Marco Zuin, Gianluca Rigatelli, Giovanni Zuliani, Giuseppe Faggian, Loris Roncon
Issue: July 2016
Section: Letter to the Editor

Despite the progress in diagnosis and disease management achieved over the last 20years, the role of anamnesis in routine clinical practice has drastically changed [1]. In fact, both the digitalization of healthcare system and an overwhelming technology have partially changed the daily clinical practice. Moreover, these new tools had resulted in a declining significance of medical history taking. Doubtless, patient management software allows to store many patient's information, to easily manage medical therapy and to check the possible drug interactions reducing the possibility of mistakes.