Soldier Health Record Software
Veterans and soldiers should keep health records to ensure continuity of care and effectively address any health issues that may arise during or after their service. Tracking symptoms such as physical injuries, mental health conditions like PTSD, and other medical concerns can help identify patterns and trends that require medical attention. Recording triggers such as combat situations, deployment stress, or exposure to hazardous environments can assist in understanding potential factors contributing to health conditions.
Regular measurings of vital signs, fitness levels, and mental health assessments are crucial to monitor overall well-being. Lab tests and medical procedures like X-rays, MRIs, and blood work are essential for diagnosing and managing health conditions. Additionally, keeping records of prescribed medications, their dosages, and any adverse reactions experienced can aid healthcare providers in tailoring treatments and avoiding potential drug interactions.
Sample health journal entries that can be entered into Goopatient*:
Date: July 28, 2023
Practiced some relaxation techniques to manage #anxiety in the evening. Ensured proper stretching and cool-down exercises after the training session to alleviate #back_pain
Mild back pain and stiffness observed after carrying heavy equipment during today's training session. Slight difficulty in bending and moving freely. Mild #anxiety and restlessness experienced later in the evening.
#Back_pain triggered by intense physical activity during training. Anxiety could be related to upcoming deployment.
Over-the-counter pain reliever #ibuprofen - 400mg taken for back pain.
Monitored #heart_rate 98 and #blood_pressure 130/90 after training - both within the normal range. Noted the number of push-ups and sit-ups completed during the fitness test.
*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.