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Detection of smoking habit during health check up - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i need to get a health check for my new job, and im a smoker. is it likely that i wont pass?
Doctor :   It depends on what are the tests
Doctor :   are there physical tests too?
User :   im not too sure, all i was told is that it is to check that im not suffering from any illnesses or disease...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   usualy smoking cannot be predicted on tests
Doctor :   unless it is spirometry
Doctor :   and you have some compromise of lung function
Doctor :   It is important for you to know few things
Doctor :   I wish to say some points to you
User :   ok
Doctor :   I need some information about you
User :   such as?
Doctor :   Please provide these details: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
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