Fishermen Health Record Software
Fishermen should keep health records to prioritize their well-being in their physically demanding and often remote profession. Maintaining a health journal allows fishermen to track symptoms related to their work conditions, such as musculoskeletal discomfort from repetitive motions, skin problems from exposure to water and weather elements, or fatigue from long hours at sea. Recording potential triggers, such as specific fishing activities, weather conditions, or changes in diet, can help identify factors that may contribute to their health issues.
Additionally, measuring vital signs, such as blood pressure and heart rate, can provide insights into their overall health and the impact of their work on their well-being. Fishermen should also document any lab tests related to occupational health, such as assessments for skin conditions or hearing tests due to exposure to loud noises. They can track any prescribed medications for work-related health issues and record any procedures or safety measures undertaken during their fishing activities to improve their health and safety outcomes.
Sample health journal entries that can be entered into Goopatient*:
Date: July 28, 2023
I will try to incorporate stretching #exercises before and after fishing to prevent muscle stiffness and consider wearing protective gloves for better #skin protection.
Today, I experienced mild #lower_back pain and stiffness in my shoulders and wrists after a long day of fishing. I also noticed some redness and irritation on my hands and forearms.
The symptoms might have been triggered by #heavy_lifting and repetitive motions during fishing activities.
I applied a soothing cream #Bielenda to alleviate the skin irritation on my hands and forearms.
I measured my #blood_pressure at the end of the day, and it was within the normal range 124/86.
*These health records are not real, but compiled by Dr. Mike Stanton of the UCLA Health Center. The data that you put in Goopatient is totally private and stored only on your computer.