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HEALTH & MEDICAL HISTORY
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HEALTH & MEDICAL HISTORY DESCRIPTION
It is important to maintain a health and sickness history for yourself and for your children. This information can be available for future reference. Any health care provider you visit will ask about past medical experiences and about your health in general. Do not rely on memory. Write things down in a medical journal. It can be as simple as a spiral bound notebook or the information can be kept on a computer file or on specially designed health-history forms. The items listed below are suggestions for information that may be maintained in this personal medical record.
FAMILY RECORD KEEPING
SOME ITEMS TO RECORD FOR YOU & YOUR CHILDREN
GYNECOLOGIC & OBSTETRIC HISTORY
Reproductive history (date of first menstrual period, length of menstrual cycles Contraceptive methods used and pregnancy history). Birth date and details about the delivery and birth and any problems encountered. Obtain copies of your and your children's medical records from your midwife or health care provider.
Serious illnesses and treatments. Chronic illnesses and treatments. Minor illnesses, problems or infections that recur such as ear infections, numerous colds, skin problems, headaches or others.
Medications prescribed by generic and brand name, side effects or adverse reactions to them. Non-prescription medications or supplements taken on a regular basis (vitamins, laxatives, aspirin) and adverse reactions.
Alternative therapies used should also be included in your information. This may include herbal supplements, Reiki therapy, chiropractic care, naturopathy, homeopathic therapy, acupuncture, aromatherapy, and others. You should note any reaction to them and if they helped the problem being treated.
ALLERGIES & SENSITIVITIES
Allergies to food or environmental agents. Allergies to medications, reactions and adverse effects.
Immunizations, if any. Note any reactions and adverse effects. Keep copies of prescriptions, test results and immunization records in the same file.
Medical tests and results, including weight, height, blood pressure readings. Lab & blood work results. Mammograms, EKG's, EEG's. X-rays, MRI's and other diagnostic tests and results. Note dates and results of any self-testing performed, such as breast exam or skin exam.
SURGERY & HOSPITALIZATIONS
Surgery and hospitalizations. Emergency room visits with details and results. Physical therapy information.
HABITS & LIFESTYLE
Keep a record of your exercise habits. Keep a record of your diet & nutrition. Note down any special weight-loss diets tried and their results. Any significant weight changes that occur. Ongoing use of alcohol and amount consumed. Cigarette smoking and number smoked. Other recreational drug use (marijuana, cocaine, etc.)
Sexual problems for both male and female partners. Sexually transmitted diseases and treatments, if any. Sexual activity record for a non-monogamous sexually active person and whether protection was used.
Emotional disorders such as stress, depression, feelings of sadness or other problems that can affect emotional well-being. Emotional, sexual, physical abuse and domestic violence history. Mental disorders, diagnosis and treatment. Hospital, clinic or rehab-facility treatments. Sleeping patterns and difficulties. If you take any medications, supplements or use any therapies to help you with sleep, note these as well. If you have nightmares or other sleep-related problems, write down details, feelings and any other helpful information.
Medical history of parents, brothers and sisters and grandparents that include any serious illnesses, or other medical, mental or emotional problems. Find out about cause of death for deceased family members. Especially important is information about asthma and allergies, breast cancer, diabetes mellitus, glaucoma, Alzheimer's disease, alcoholism and carriers of recessive genes related to inherited disorders.
HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES
End of life directives, health care proxy, organ donor wishes, DNR orders, etc. Other health and death-related legal paperwork.
OTHER FACTS & HISTORY
Note down any other facts about health matters, no matter how minor, that you think may be useful to your health care provider or midwife.
Take this medical record with you when a visit to a health care provider or midwife is scheduled. It will assist you in answering questions correctly and completely when a medical history is taken.
NOTIFY YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER
You or a family member has questions or concerns about your medical history information.
MoonDragon's Client Registration Form - Health & Obstetric History
MoonDragon's MDBS Client Forms Index
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