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Should I create an anamnesis list for my children?

Knowing about their medical history can be vital for your children. For this reason, you should begin collecting medical information for your children as soon as possible. With electronic medical records, it is now easier than ever. Compiling an anamnesis for your children that is complete with you and your family members' medical histories can help your children in the future if you are unable to answer their medical questions. If they have this information, they'll be in a better position to understand their health risks.

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How can my anamnesis help doctors diagnose my disease?
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