List of Mnemonics for all my friends here for CS
Obs hX :
LMP RTV CS PAP
Period ( lasts .... days?)
Reglarity ( every .... wks?)
Tampoons/Pads # per day
Vaginal discharge, itching , dryness
Spotting ( intermenstrual / post coital )
Pregnency ( Hx & complications)
PAP smear ( last time result ?, Hx of past abnormal result ? )
HAGs with a Very Fou(W)l Hea(I)DaChe
HAG V FWL HiDC
( i know it's kinda lame , but it's the best i could come up with to remind me of a Gyn case (HAG means an old lady) with one possible Amenorhea symptom (Headache in Prolactinoma and Peri-menopause )
Hair & skin changes ( for Hypothyroidism/Hirsutism of PCOS) /Headaches
Anorexia nervosa /Anxiety & Depresion
Visual disturbance / Virilization
Wt change , Appetite & Diet
Deep voice change
Cold intolerance & Constipation
DATIVE ! ( u have to be on a date to have sex )
Atrophic vaginiyis ( don't forget to ask about s/s of Menopause)
Infection ( lower : Vulvovaginitis - Cervicitis / Upper : PID )
Endometriosis ( don't forget to ask 'bout Cyclic pelvic pain )
Recurrent infec or discharge
Endocervical smear or pap smear
B2EING R2AP2ED . C3OM
B2 - Bruises/bleeding
E - ejaculation
G- Genital Bleeding
R2 - Report/Recognize
A- Assault Objects
P2 - Pain/Palpitation
E- Exacerbating & alleviating factors
D - Description of assault
C3 - Condoms/Contraception/Loss of Consciousness
O - Oral/Vaginal/anal
M - Menstrual Period.
mnemonic for skin review of systems which aReNT SIMMBEL :-)
N (nail changes)
FOR PEDIATRIC HISTORY.
F E V E R C U D , Seizure + P A M - I F S - B I G - D E A L S
FEVER- Fever, Ear pulling, Vomiting, Ear discharge,eyes discharge, Rash, CUD- Chest symptoms n Cold-runny nose,cough,chest painfast respirations,shortness of breath,drooling,difficulty swallowing Urination-any increased or decreased urination,no. of wet diapers,any odour,colour of urine, Diarrhea-frequency,onset,mucus in stool,blood in stool,any cryin during defecation Dehydration – drymouth ,sunken eyes ,no. of wet diapers, sunken spot on head, Seizure-any jerky movements,any leakage of urine or stool during fits,ant post ictal irritability,or loss of consciousness.
PAM - P-Past medical,past surgical hx, previous hospitalizations. A-Allergies, M-Medications, IF I-Ill contacts, F -family history, BIG -B- birth hx, I-Immunizations, G-Growth n development,ht,wt,milestones. D-DEALS- Day care, E-Eating habits,feeding of da baby, A-Appetite, L-last check up , Look of tha baby or appearance, S- Sleep
change in hair
change in skin
change in voice
Begin with :Is there anything in the daily living you can't do by yourself?
Dressing: Do you have problem wearing clothes?
Eating: Do you have problem eating by yourself? (Can ask alone with F)
Ambulation: Do you have problem getting in and out of bed?
Toileting: Do you have problem using toliet?
Hygiene: Do you have problem bathing?
Shopping: Do you have problem shopping?
Housekeeping: Do you have problem keeping your house clean?
Accounting: Do you have problems managing money?
(Food preparation: Do you have problem preparing food?)
(Transportationo you have any problem driving a car or taking a bus?)
O P D A A A Activities which make u…DIES and CRIES
Ask DIES – daytime nap ,daytime sleepinesss ,interruption , early awakening , snoring
Ask CRIES – caffeine (hw much? , tremors ? palpitation ? sweating ?) , relationships , illness, irritability , exercise , stress
Ask 3Cs , joint pains/body aches
Psychiatric Hx TRIM DR. WADE ASAP
Talk to (someone to talk to when he is in distress), traumatic episodes; think (why is he here)
Interests and hobbies
Mood throughout the day and memory loss
Delusions and hallucinations
Realize, he has a problem
Weight, willing to get help
Attitude towards life
Affinity to his family
Plan (gun or pills)
DM follow up
O ISC MLRH5 VIP MGUN
I insulin Rx
S schedule intake
C compliant ( regular intake )
M monitor glucose level
LR last glucose reading
H5 ( HBA1c, heart symptoms( palpation , chest pain), HT, Hypercholesterolemia, hypoglycemia attack )
V vision changes ( blurring vission , last check up )
I infection ( Gum , feet )
P pulmonary symptom ( cough ...
M mood ( deprees, stress.....)
G git ( abd pain , bowel changes, dyspepsia )
U urine changes ( polyuria, dysuria, hematuria)
N neuro ( headache , numbness , weakness , dizziness, TIA Hx , Stroke Hx
Passed out (PASS the BLT SANDWICH)
Loss of consciousness (duration)
Atraumatic (head trauma)
Confusion after the event
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