Leading question | MSN5200 | Miami Regional university

Which question would be considered a “leading question?” Explain your answer.
a. “What do you think is causing your headaches?”

b. “You don’t get headaches often, do you?”

c. “On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate the severity of your headaches?”

d. “At what time of the day are your headaches the most severe?”

Reply to this post with 250 words, no plagiarism please.

Answer: B – “You don’t get headaches often, do you?”

A leading question is a type of question that implies or contains its own answer.
This question would limit the information in the patient’s answer. The other choices allow the patient more discretion about the extent of an answer.