Neurology History: Headache and Facial Pain (Presenting Complaint? …
Neurology History: Headache and Facial Pain
Why have you come into see me today?
DOB and Age
Association: nausea, vomiting, aura, phonophobia
Time: when did the pain come on?
Radiation: does it go to the neck or spine?
Exacerbating and Releiving Factors: movement, pain relieve or lights
Character: stabbing, an ache or a thunder clap headache?
Severity: scale or 1-10 out of 10
Onset: was it sudden or gradual?
Site: unilateral or bilateral
Does the patient take pain killers regularly
Any known drug allergies
Has the patient suffered from any dizziness, collapse or loss of consciousness?
Has the patient been under any stress recently
Has the patient known anyone unwell recently ?