Neurology History: Collapse (Presenting complaint: (How did you feel…
Neurology History: Collapse
How can I help you today?
Name and DOB
How did you feel before the collapse?
How did you feel after collapsing? any weakness or numbness in the legs?
Did you injury yourself at all? Bite your tongue bang your head?
Have you ever collapsed before?
Did you loose consciousness? And how long for?
Did you notice a change to your speech or hearing at all?
Did you fall to the floor?
Did the patient have a headache at all before collapsing ?
What were you doing at the time?
DO you feel dizzy at all after standing up?
Tell me a bit about your collapse
DO you suffer from diabetes? when was the last time you ate?
Is there any chance you could be pregnant?
DO you have any medical conditions?
Have you ever had any head injuries?
Are you on any allergies?
Do you have any drug allergies?
How does the collapsing effect everyday life?
DOES THE PATIENT DRIVE?? MAY NEED TO STOP