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What information should be included on a medical history form?

National Athletic Trainers' Association
National Athletic Trainers' Association
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This information should be included in the history portion or reported to your physician during a preparticipation or annual physical:
  • Medications you are currently taking or have recently stopped taking
  • Allergies (food, medication, environmental, products, etc.)
  • Previous injuries
  • Recent illnesses
  • Past hospitalizations (reason, dates, duration, treatment)
  • Family history (cancer, cardiovascular problems, diabetes, psychological problems, etc.)
(This answer provided for NATA by the Washington State University Athletic Training Education Program.)

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