Focused H and P

Medical Definition of Focused H and P

Focused H and P: A medical history (H) and physical examination (P) that focuses on the patient's present problem. For example, if a patient is complaining of an earache, the physician concentrates on the ear rather than doing a complete clinical exam.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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