Monthly Archives: March 2014

Diet and Physicians’ Diet Orders for Patients

Diet as a noun normally refers to the food and drink consumed or to be consumed by a person.  With no adjective attached to the word, it just means that.  If there are adjectives or phrases attached to it, then … Continue reading

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Spelling out to label LEFT in Medical Records

In a medical recording with drawing or diagram, when putting a label as to side, right or left, instead of writing (R) and (L), I spell out “Right” and “Left”, particularly “Left.”  An “L” can easily be tampered into an … Continue reading

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Using a Null Sign to Mean Negative in Medical Records

When I draw or make diagram for the results of my physical examination findings in a medical record, I use the null sign to mean negative. Before I use these two symbols: (+) to mean positive and (-) to mean … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Gemma Manalo – 10 Years in Remission

Ms. Gemma Manalo was 38 years old when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her right breast cancer in Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center.  She did not receive any additional postoperative treatment. At 48 years old with no clinical … Continue reading

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ROJoson Previous Medical Clinic – 1983 to 1995

March 9, 2014, I went to ManilaMed (previously known as Medical Center Manila) to visit the aunt of my wife. While there, I dropped by 2nd floor to see my clinic from 1983 to 1995. The beautiful facade of my … Continue reading

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Live Life Well – Enjoy Your Life While You Can

LIVE LIFE WELLTO THOSE OF US WHO ARE ALREADY THERE AND TO THOSE WHO WILL SOON BE THERE Enjoy Your Life While You Can! Do not wait till you cannot even walk just to be sorry and to regret. As long … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Survivor Linda Ynares – 15 Years in Remission

Ms. Linda Ynares was 54 years old in December 1998 when I did a modified radical mastectomy on her right breast cancer.  She had one positive axillary lymph node.  She took tamoxifen for five years.  She is now 69 years … Continue reading

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