Chronic Template

Presentation

  • The symptoms the patient will usually present with


History

  • Important history points that the patient may not readily volunteer (e.g. past medical history, travel history, sexual history, etc)


Examination

  • What you might expect to find on examination


Laboratory investigations

  • Recommended relevant blood tests
  • Describe the expected abnormality / rationale for investigation


Radiological investigations

  • Similarly, explaining the rationale and expected findings


Other investigations

  • e.g. Spirometry, ambulatory ECGs etc


Management

First line management

  • Urgent / first-line therapies

Second line management

Follow up

  • Monitoring blood tests, imaging or clinic follow up


Complications



Prognosis

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