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Health and Developmental History: Interval Health and Developmental History
Once the initial history has been obtained, providers are required to update the health and developmental history at each subsequent preventive health visit. This interval history should summarize events affecting the childs or teens health since the last visit.
When obtaining an interval history, ask the childs family about events or changes that may have occurred since the last visit. Make note of the following:
The information gathered during the interval history helps to complete the child's entire health history over time.