Finding Asked about review of gastrointestinal system Finding Denies diarrhea

Finding asked about review of gastrointestinal system

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Finding: Asked about review of gastrointestinal system Finding: Denies diarrhea (Available) Pro Tip: The cardiovascular system is inextricably balanced with many other body systems, including the gastrointestinal system. Diarrhea in a patient complaining of chest pain is a symptom worth investigating. Example Question: Do you have diarrhea? Finding: Denies constipation (Found) Pro Tip: The cardiovascular system is inextricably balanced with many other body systems, including the gastrointestinal system. Constipation in a patient complaining of chest pain is a symptom worth investigating. Example Question: Do you have constipation? Finding: Denies flatus (Found)
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Pro Tip: The cardiovascular system is inextricably balanced with many other body systems, including the gastrointestinal system. Excessive gas in a patient complaining of chest pain is a symptom worth investigating. Example Question: Do you have flatulence? Finding: Denies bloating (Available) Pro Tip: The cardiovascular system is inextricably balanced with many other body systems, including the gastrointestinal system. A patient complaining of bloating in addition to chest pain is a symptom worth investigating. Example Question: Do you have bloating? Finding: Denies heartburn or GERD (Found) Pro Tip: The cardiovascular system is inextricably balanced with many other body systems, including the gastrointestinal system. Heartburn and GERD are of particular importance to ask about, since their symptoms closely follow the symptoms of cardiac pain. Example Question: Do you have heartburn or GERD? Finding: Reports earlier nausea (Available) Pro Tip: Nausea can be an urgent symptom and sign of distress in more than one body symptom. Assessing and treating a patient's nausea is important in a cardiovascular exam. Example Question:
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Do you have nausea? Finding: Denies vomiting (Available) Pro Tip: Vomiting can be a major indicator of multiple health problems. Asking the patient about vomiting is an important part of a thorough cardio exam. Example Question: Have you vomited recently? Family History Finding: Asked relevant family history Finding: Reports family history of heart attack (Found) Pro Tip: Family health history is an important genetic indicator of a patient's predisposition to certain medical conditions. Asking Brian if anyone in his family has suffered a heart attack helps you develop a more complete picture of his cardiovascular health. Example Question: Has anyone in your family had a heart attack? Finding: Denies family history of stroke (Available) Pro Tip: Family health history is an important genetic indicator of a patient's predisposition to certain medical conditions. Asking Brian if anyone in his family has suffered a stroke helps you develop a more complete picture of his cardiovascular health. Example Question:
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Do you have a family history of stroke? Finding: Denies family history of pulmonary embolism (Available) Pro Tip: Family health history is an important genetic indicator of a patient's predisposition to certain medical conditions. Asking Brian if anyone in his family has had a pulmonary embolism helps you develop a more complete picture of his cardiovascular health.
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