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add1 08-14-2013 07:52 AM

My ROS mnemonic
 
Came up with this for ROS and hope
everyone finds this useful:
CPR NMS RACE (NMS as in National Medical Series books :D)

C Cardiac (Chest pain, palpitations)
P Pelvic (Vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge)
R Renal (Dysuria, frequency, nocturia)

N Neuro (Headache, visual disturbance, dizziness, LOC)
M Musculo (Joint pain/stiffness, raynaud's phenomenon)
S Skin (Rashes, dry skin etc)

R Respiratory (Cough, SOB, hemoptysis)
A Abdominal (N/v, diarrhea/constipation, abdominal pain, melena)
C Constitutional (Fever, chills, fatigue, night sweats, Appetite/weight)
E Eyes, ears, nose, throat and head in reverse, and Endocrine (Cough, runny nose, ear pain, discharge, sore throat etc) (Polydipsia, polyuria, heat/cold intolerance, hoarseness, hirsutism etc)


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