Cardiology History: Palpitations (Presenting Complaint: (Does anything…
Cardiology History: Palpitations
What have you come into see me today with?
Name and DOB
Does anything make them better or worse?
Do you get any chest pain, palpitations, SOB or dizziness
Can you tap out a rhythm for me
How long has it been going on for? Has it gotten worse at all recently or has it been the same ?
Tell me a bit more about your palpitations
THINK OF THYROID RELATED PALPITATIONS
Change in mood
Have you noticed any heat intolerance
Or change in bowel habits
Do you have any PMH of palpitations or cardiac problems
How has your mental health been recently ?
Do you have any drug allergies or take any regular medications
Influence the Palpitations have on ADLs
Smoking and Alcohol