is a 48 yo white male, Ht. 5’11”, Wt. 190 lbs. admitted for chest pain;
R/O MI. Well groomed, appears stated age, well nourished, alert &
oriented x 4, no acute signs of distress. Wt. appropriate to ht.; erect
posture, no obvious physical deformities. Understandable speech; intact
memory; mood appropriate to situation. Smooth, even, well-balanced
gait, no involuntary movements. Sedentary lifestyle. Denies recent wt.
changes; no appetite changes. Denies alcohol or illegal or prescription
drugs; no food allergies. Complains of pain in right shoulder; pain
rating 5/10. Dietary intake is adequate to protein and energy needs. No
clinical signs of nutrient deficiencies. Family HX unremarkable.
S. Denies any unusually frequent or severe H/A. No hx of head injury,
dizziness, or syncope. Denies frequent or severe H/A’s, dizziness, or
vertigo. No neck pain, limitation of motion, lumps or swelling. Vision
reported good with no recent change. No eye pain, no inflammation, no
discharge, no lesions. Wears no corrective lenses. Vision tested 1 yr
ago, test for glaucoma at that time abnormal. States hearing is good,
no earaches, infections, discharge, hearing loss, tinnitus, or vertigo.
No work or leisure hazards. No hx. of discharge, sinus problems,
obstruction, epitasis, or allergy. Colds 1-2/yr mild. No mouth pain,
bleeding gums, dysphasia, or hoarseness. No apparent difficulty
swallowing, or speaking. Occasional sore throat with colds.
Tonsillectomy, age 8. Visits dentist annually; flosses and brushes
daily. No dental appliance.
O: Face-symmetric, no weakness or involuntary movements. Head-normocephalic,
no lumps, lesions, or tenderness.
Conjunctiva clear. Sclera white.
No masses, lesions, tenderness, discharge.
No septal deviation or perforation. Whispered words heard bilaterally.
Mucosa and gingivae pink, no masses or lesions. Teeth in good repair.
Uvula rises in midline on phonation. Tonsils not present. Mucosa
pink. Tongue protrudes in midline.
S: No past hx of stroke, seizures, alcoholism, drug use, or
meningitis. Denies neck pain or swelling.
O: Carotids 2+ & equal bilaterally, no bruits. No significant
lymphadenopathy or masses, trachea midline. Neck-full ROM, no pain,
symmetric, shoulder shrug & head movement intact & = bilaterally. Turgor
< 2 seconds.
S: No cough or chest pain with breathing. Dyspnea on exertion; rates
dyspnea as 7/10 on Borg dyspnea scale. No past hx of respiratory
diseases. Has 1-2 colds/yr. Smokes cigarettes 2 PPD x 20 years. Last
TB test 4 yrs ago – neg. Never had chest x-ray.
16/min; relaxed and even. Chest expansion symmetrical. Resonant to
percussion over lung fields. No adventitious sounds bilat.
Denies chest pain, dyspnea, orthopnea, cough, fatigue, edema, leg
cramps, and skin changes. No past hx of cardiac or vascular problems.
Family history: father & grandfather died in their 40’s of heart
attacks. Personal habits: diet balanced in 4 food groups, smokes 1 PPD
x 15 yrs. 1-2 glasses wine on weekends, exercises 3x/wk with brisk
walk. Last ECG 2 years PTA, result normal.
PMI 5th ICS @left MCL, no significant pulsations, heaves, or
thrills, S1 loudest at Mitral & S2 loudest at Pulmonic; no extra sounds,
clicks, gallops or murmurs noted. Apical - radial and apical - carotid
pulses 2+ regular, & equal bilaterally at 84 BPM.
No hx of abd disease or surgery. Denies recent bowel changes, usually
has 1 formed BM/day. Denies abd paid, N & V.
Abd flat, symmetric with no apparent masses upon inspection. Skin
smooth with no striae, scars or lesions. Bowel sounds normoactive; no
hums or bruits. Tympany noted upon percussion in all 4 quadrants.
Soft, no tenderness, guarding, or masses upon light palpation.
No hx of skin disease, no present change in pigmentation or in nevi, no
pruritis, bruising, rash, or lesions. Denies tremors, weakness,
numbness, tingling. States no change in hair color, texture, or
distribution. No change in nails. No work related skin hazards. Uses
sun block cream when outdoors.
Skin pink, warm to touch, dry smooth, no edema, no bruises, no lesions.
Hair: normal distribution & texture, no scaling noted; cap. refill < 2
seconds; no clubbing or deformities. Pulses 82 BPM; 2+ bilat, regular.
Hand grip strength grade 5 & equal bilaterally.
S: States no hx. of muscle, bone, or joint disease. No hx. of trauma
or deformities. No joint pain, stiffness, swelling, or limitation. No
muscle pain or weakness. Usually able to manage ADLs and IADLs with no
physical limitations. Occupation involves no musculoskeletal risk
factors. Exercise pattern is minimal.
O. Skin pink, warm to touch, dry smooth, no edema, no bruises, no
lesions. Hair: normal distribution & texture, no scaling noted;
toenails thickening; cap. refill < 2 seconds. No tenderness to
palpation of joints; no heat, swelling, or masses. Joints and muscles
symmetric; no edema, swelling, masses, or deformity. Full ROM; movement
smooth, no crepitance, no tenderness. Negative Homans. Muscle strength
= 5 on a 0-5 scale. Skin sensation intact at all dermatome levels.
Negative Babinski sign.
Last BM this am. dark brown, mod amt, formed. Urine clear, straw
colored, no odor.
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