OLD CARTS

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If you are like me, then you probably have trouble staying organized while obtaining a problem-focused history. I have found that I must rely on frameworks and schemas to keep all the information straight. The framework I use most often is the mnemonic “OLD CARTS.” It stands for Onset, Location, Duration, Character, Aggravating/Alleviating factors, Radiation,Continue reading “OLD CARTS”

Using The R.I.M.E. Model

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Early in my training one of my mentors introduced me to the R.I.M.E. model for setting clinical goals as a medical trainee. This model was developed by Dr. Louis Pangaro, MD, Chairman of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University and is used across the world to help students learn and grow. R.I.M.E stands for: Reporter,Continue reading “Using The R.I.M.E. Model”