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What is a loss history?

Philip Lisagor, MD
Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular)
Your doctor may ask the following questions when reviewing your loss history:
  • Have you lost any parents or children?
  • Have you lost a wife or husband?
  • Have you lost some good friends?
  • Have you lost pets?
  • When did these losses occur?
  • How did you deal with these losses?

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