Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral
On-line version ISSN 1561-3038
In present paper are exposed some authors considerations on the active inquiry. Included are the backgrounds in our country, the concept on active inquiry, its technical, economic, and ethical dimension and the inquiry ethical principles are analyzed. Authors present the different criteria of the inquiries as well as the features related to all test or examination of the inquiry and its interrelationship with the early diagnosis. Also are exposed the health problems fulfilling the requirement necessary to be inquired. Finally, we conclude on inquiries applications, and it is emphasized that they must to be based mainly in clinical exploration, as well as its integration or be part of health programs in use and to be consistent with available scientific evidences. We recommend on principles essential in inquiries based on paraclinical researches
Keywords : Active inquiry; medical assessment; inquiry dimensions; inquiry criteria; inquiry principle.