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Chief ComplaintEstablished chief complaintoDo you have chest pain?History of Present IllnessAsked about onset of painoWhen did your chest pain start?Asked about location of painoWhere is the pain?oDoes the pain radiate?oAre you experiencing arm pain?oAre you experiencing shoulder pain?oAre you experiencing back pain?oAre you experiencing neck pain?Asked about duration of pain episodesoHow long does your chest pain last?Asked about frequency of painoHow many times in the last month have you had chest pain?oDid the episodes seem associated?Asked about severity of painoHow would you rate your pain on a scale of zero to ten?Asked about characteristics of painoCan you describe your pain?oIs the pain crushing?oIs the pain gnawing?oIs the pain burning?Asked about aggravating factorsoWhat makes the pain worse?oWhat activity triggered the pain?oIs the pain worse when you eat?oIs the pain worse after you eat spicy food?oIs the pain worse after you eat high-fat foods?Asked about relieving factorsoWhat relieves your pain?oDid you take anything for the chest pain?Past Medical HistoryConfirmed allergiesoDo you have new allergies?Asked about related medical conditionsoDo you have a history of angina?
oDo you have high blood pressure?oDo you have high cholesterol?oDo you have coronary artery disease? oDo you have diabetes?oHave you had previous treatment for chest pain?Asked about blood pressure monitoringoHow often do you measure your blood pressure?oWhen do you measure your blood pressure?oWhat is your typical blood pressure reading?Asked about past cardiac testsoHave you recently had an EKG?oHave you recently had a stress test?Followed up on results of cardiac testsoWhat were the results of your last EKG?oWhat were the results of your last stress test?Home MedicationsAsked about home medicationsoDo you take medication for high blood pressure?oDo you take medication for high cholesterol?oDo you take over the counter medications?oDo you take any supplements?oDo you take aspirin?Followed up on high blood pressure medicationoWhat medication do you take for high blood pressure?oWhat dose of medication do you take for high blood pressure?