Stomach Cancer Health Record Software
People with stomach cancer should keep health records to closely monitor their condition, track symptoms, and manage their treatment effectively. By maintaining a health journal, individuals can record symptoms such as persistent abdominal pain, unexplained weight loss, nausea, and vomiting. They can also identify triggers that may worsen symptoms or discomfort. Tracking measurements such as weight, body temperature, and blood pressure can help assess overall health and any changes that might occur during treatment.
Lab tests, including blood tests and imaging scans, provide valuable information about the progress of the disease and the effectiveness of treatment. Recording details about medications, dosage, and their responses to treatment ensures adherence to the prescribed regimen. Additionally, keeping a record of doctor visits, consultations, and any procedures performed aids in maintaining effective communication with healthcare providers and facilitates better coordination of care.
Sample health journal entries that can be entered into Goopatient*:
Date: July 28, 2023
Plan to keep a food diary to identify potential triggers further. Planning to follow up with the oncologist in two weeks to discuss #CT_scan results and adjust treatment plan if needed.
Experienced mild to moderate #abdominal_pain (4/10 on pain scale) after meals. Nausea was present in the morning but subsided later in the day. Noticed a slight decrease in appetite and had unintentional weight loss of 2 pounds in the past week.
Today's abdominal pain seemed to be triggered by eating #spicy_foods during lunch.
Took prescribed pain medication #Oxycodone 5mg after breakfast to manage abdominal pain.
#Weight measured in the morning, observed a weight loss of 2 pounds compared to the last week.
#Blood_test results from yesterday's appointment indicate stable hemoglobin levels but slight elevation in tumor markers. Scheduled for a #CT_scan next week to monitor tumor progression.
Met with the oncologist #Dr.Brown to discuss recent symptoms and review test results. Oncologist advised to monitor symptoms closely and suggested dietary modifications to manage pain triggers.
*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.