Myeloma Health Record Software

People with Myeloma should keep health records to effectively manage their condition and collaborate with their healthcare team. Myeloma is a complex cancer that can cause various symptoms, including bone pain, fatigue, anemia, and frequent infections. By maintaining a health journal, individuals can track the severity and frequency of these symptoms, as well as identify potential triggers, such as specific activities or environmental factors that may exacerbate their condition. Measurings, such as blood counts and kidney function, can be recorded to monitor disease progression and response to treatment.

Lab tests, including blood tests and bone marrow biopsies, can be documented to keep a comprehensive record of their medical history. The journal should also include details of prescribed medicines and treatments, such as chemotherapy or stem cell transplants, and any procedures or surgeries undergone. Regular doctor visits, consultations with oncologists, and interactions with other healthcare professionals should be noted to ensure continuity of care and timely follow-ups.

Sample health journal entries that can be entered into Goopatient*:
Date: July 28, 2023
Considering incorporating light exercise and stretching routines to manage #bone_pain and #fatigue. Will follow oncologist's advice and start taking iron supplements to address anemia.
Bone pain may have been triggered by yesterday's extended #walk. Fatigue could be a result of recent #chemotherapy session.
Took prescribed pain medication #Oxycodone to manage bone pain and anti-nausea medication #Ondansetron to alleviate #chemotherapy related nausea.
Monitored #blood_counts, and #white_blood cell count remains below the normal range. #Hemoglobin levels have slightly decreased since the last test.
Attended a follow-up appointment with the oncologist #Dr.Brown today to discuss chemotherapy response. Oncologist recommends a modified treatment plan to address fatigue and low blood counts.
*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.