Assessment Triangle Idea
We mention in the show a concept on how we go about deciding whether to perform a history or a physical exam first following the initial assessment. A rule of thumb is to do the history first with medical patients and the head-to-toe/ physical first with trauma patients. One way to visualize this idea is via this workflow borrowed from Aerie Backcountry Medicine. They have a free pdf version of their self-published manual available for free on their website (linked here) and offer some awesome classes for those interested in outdoor medicine.
And then there's another version of this idea which presents this same idea as as assessment triangle. This other version comes from Remote Medical Training - they use this same concept in all levels of their outdoor medicine courses. Also good stuff, check them out here.