Family history: TB, Chronic Bronchitis, Asthma, Allergies, Cancer, Other lung conditions
Personal History: have you ever had?? TB, Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, Asthma, Recurrent lung infections, Pneumonia, Pleurisy, Allergies, Chest Injury, Chest Surgery
Occupation: have you worked? In a mine, quarry, foundry, near gas or fumes, in a dusty place, what is or was your occupation, how many years?
Smoking habits: cigarettes, how many, how many years, cigars, pipe, illegal substances. Do you still smoke? How long ago did you quit? Do you live with a smoker?
Cough: do you ever cough? Morning, night, how much phlegm do you produced? What color is it?
Dyspnea: Do you get SOB at rest? Walking? At night?