Week Four Midweek Assignment
South University Online
Reason given by the patient for seeking medical care “in quotes”
Describe the course of the patient’s illness, including when it began, character of symptoms, location where the symptoms began, aggravating or alleviating factors; pertinent positives and negatives, other related diseases, past illnesses, surgeries or past diagnostic testing related to present illness.
|Medications: (list with reason for med )
Chronic Illnesses/Major traumas
“Have you every been told that you have: Diabetes, HTN, peptic ulcer disease, asthma, lung disease, heart disease, cancer, TB, thyroid problems or kidney disease or psychiatric diagnosis.”
Does your mother, father or siblings have any medical or psychiatric illnesses? Anyone diagnosed with: lung disease, heart disease, htn, cancer, TB, DM, or kidney disease.
Education level, occupational history, current living situation/partner/marital status, substance use/abuse, ETOH, tobacco, marijuana. Safety status
Weight change, fatigue, fever, chills, night sweats, energy level
Chest pain, palpitations, PND, orthopnea, edema
Delayed healing, rashes, bruising, bleeding or skin discolorations, any changes in lesions or moles
Cough, wheezing, hemoptysis, dyspnea, pneumonia hx, TB
Corrective lenses, blurring, visual changes of any kind
Abdominal pain, N/V/D, constipation, hepatitis, hemorrhoids, eating disorders, ulcers, black tarry stools
Ear pain, hearing loss, ringing in ears, discharge
Urgency, frequency burning, change in color of urine.
Contraception, sexual activity, STDS
Fe: last pap, breast, mammo, menstrual complaints, vaginal discharge, pregnancy hx
Male: prostate, PSA, urinary complaints
Sinus problems, dysphagia, nose bleeds or discharge, dental disease, hoarseness, throat pain
Back pain, joint swelling, stiffness or pain, fracture hx, osteoporosis
SBE, lumps, bumps or changes
Syncope, seizures, transient paralysis, weakness, paresthesias, black out spells
HIV status, bruising, blood transfusion hx, night sweats, swollen glands, increase thirst, increase hunger, cold or heat intolerance
Depression, anxiety, sleeping difficulties, suicidal ideation/attempts, previous dx
Healthy appearing adult female in no acute distress. Alert and oriented; answers questions appropriately. Slightly somber affect at first, then brighter later.
Skin is brown, warm, dry, clean and intact. No rashes or lesions noted.
Head is normocephalic, atraumatic and without lesions; hair evenly distributed. Eyes: PERRLA. EOMs intact. No conjunctival or scleral injection. Ears: Canals patent. Bilateral TMs pearly grey with positive light reflex; landmarks easily visualized. Nose: Nasal mucosa pink; normal turbinates. No septal deviation. Neck: Supple. Full ROM; no cervical lymphadenopathy; no occipital nodes. No thyromegaly or nodules. Oral mucosa pink and moist. Pharynx is nonerythematous and without exudate. Teeth are in good repair.
S1, S2 with regular rate and rhythm. No extra sounds,