Monthly Archives: February 2016

General Indications for Operation of Soft Tissue Masses

There are a lot of patients presenting with soft tissues masses in the extremities and trunk and neck.  Most of these are benign, usually lipomas, neurofibromas, etc.   The general approach is to wait and watch or monitoring without resorting to … Continue reading

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Thyroid – Sa Loob, Sa Labas

In the Philippines, when there is a patient with goiter, lay people usually ask whether it is “sa loob” or “sa labas.” (inside or outside). Over the years, I have been hearing this.  I don’t understand what this really means. … Continue reading

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A Wellness Program

A WELLNESS PROGRAM Reynaldo O. Joson, M.D. Copyright, 1993   A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WELLNESS PROGRAM   The WELLNESS PROGRAM of Dr. Reynaldo O. Joson is designed for individual human beings who want to promote and maintain a physical … Continue reading

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Personal Medical Records – ROJoson – Sample

  ROJoson Personal Medical Records (Collated – 16feb22; Updated – 16apr2 -16may14 – 16jul30) Name: Reynaldo O. Joson Sex: Male Age: 67 (January 31, 1949)   VACCINATION / IMMUNIZATION Records: None available at present Recall: Had basic vaccination / immunization … Continue reading

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Immunization vs Vaccination

While I was working on the Project Personal Medical Records, I realized  I should use the word “vaccination” rather “immunization” on Part 1 of the history, or put a slash or hyphen between the two words (if this be the … Continue reading

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Personal Medical Records on Vaccination / Immunization

Personal Medical Records on Vaccination / Immunization Here is a WHO checklist on “routine” vaccination / immunization. Check if you have undergone the “routine” vaccination / immunization, dosage, and date. Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis Hepatitis B Haemophilus influenzae type b Human papillomavirus … Continue reading

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Personal Medical Records on Operations or Surgeries

Personal Medical Records on Operations or Surgeries If an individual has undergone an operation or surgery or any medical procedure, the personal medical records should contain at least the following: Operative records (especially the technique of the surgeon) Anesthesia records … Continue reading

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