Histories

 

Specific

Specific

Systems

System

   

Presenting Complaint

- SOCRATES

-  Site

-  Onset

-  Character

-  Radiation

-  Associated S/S

-  Timing

-  Exacerbating/relieving

-  Severity

 

Past Medical History

- Always ask adults about

-  DM

-  HTN

-  AMI

-  Stroke

 

Surgical Hx

- CABG

- Abdominal surgery

 

Systems Review

- Chest pain, palpitaions, SOB

- Stools: diarrhoea, constipation

- Urinary symptoms

- Cough, colds

- Fits, faints, funny turns (seizure)

 

Medications & Allergies

- Usually ask about anticoagulants

- Always ask about allergies (as per Med Hx)

 

Social History

- Smoking

- EtOH

- Drugs

- If paeds also ?about parents

 

Family History

- Family Hx of same/similar complaint