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Helen Howard

56 y old female


PC       painful swollen left leg


HPC     started yesterday morning

gradually getting worse

pain when walking

also noticed weight loss 6kg in 3 months

additonally occasional headaches

PMH    rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

 – quite immobile – bilateral hip replacements

deep vein thrombosis (DVT) 1995 left leg

hysterectomy 1995

DH       non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID)


hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

no known drug allergies (NKDA)

SH       lives with husband – he is the main carer

medically retired shopkeeper


no alcohol

FH       sister - stroke

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