Sample Name: Gen Med Consult - 50
Description: An 86-year-old female with persistent abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, during evaluation in the emergency room, was found to have a high amylase, as well as lipase count and she is being admitted for management of acute pancreatitis.
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CHIEF COMPLAINT: Abdominal pain.
HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS: This is an 86-year-old female who is a patient of Dr. X, who was transferred from ABCD Home due to persistent abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, which started around 11:00 a.m. yesterday. During evaluation in the emergency room, the patient was found to have a high amylase as well as lipase count and she is being admitted for management of acute pancreatitis.
PAST MEDICAL HISTORY: Significant for dementia of Alzheimer type, anxiety, osteoarthritis, and hypertension.
ALLERGIES: THE PATIENT IS ALLERGIC TO POLLENS.
MEDICATIONS: Include alprazolam 0.5 mg b.i.d. p.r.n., mirtazapine 30 mg p.o. daily, Aricept 10 mg p.o. nightly, Namenda 10 mg p.o. b.i.d., Benicar 40 mg p.o. daily, and Claritin 10 mg daily p.r.n.
PERSONAL HISTORY: Not available.
SOCIAL HISTORY: Not available. The patient lives at a skilled nursing facility.
REVIEW OF SYSTEMS: She has moderate-to-severe dementia and is unable to give any information about history or review of systems.
GENERAL: She is awake and alert, able to follow few simple commands, resting comfortably, does not appear to be in any acute distress.
HEENT: Atraumatic. Pupils are equal and reactive to light. Sclerae and conjunctivae are normal. Throat without any pharyngeal inflammation or exudate. Oral mucosa is normal.
NECK: No jugular venous distention. Carotids are felt normally. No bruit appreciated. Thyroid gland is not palpable. There are no palpable lymph nodes in the neck or the supraclavicular region.
HEART: S1 and S2 are heard normally. No murmur appreciated.
LUNGS: Clear to auscultation.
ABDOMEN: Soft, diffusely tender. No rebound or rigidity. Bowel sounds are heard. Most of the tenderness is located in the epigastric region.
EXTREMITIES: Without any pedal edema, normal dorsalis pedis pulsations bilaterally.
BACK: The patient does not have any decubitus or skin changes on her back.
1. Acute pancreatitis.
3. Urinary tract infection.
7. History of hypertension.
PLAN: Admit the patient to medical floor, NPO, IV antibiotics, IV fluids, hold p.o. medications, GI consult, pain control, Zofran IV p.r.n., bedrest, DVT prophylaxis, check blood and urine cultures. I have left a message for the patient's son to call me back.
Keywords: general medicine, leukocytosis, abdominal pain, lipase count, platelet count, potassium chloride, acute pancreatitis, vomiting, abdominal, dementia, amylase, lipase, pancreatitis, nausea,