1. Presence of symptoms:
This item assesses whether the individual is experiencing any symptoms related to the condition under consideration.
2. Frequency of symptoms:
It evaluates how often the symptoms occur, whether daily, weekly, or intermittently.
3. Duration of symptoms:
This item records how long the symptoms have been present, providing insights into the chronicity of the issue.
4. Severity of symptoms:
It measures the intensity or severity of the symptoms, often using a rating scale.
5. Impact of symptoms on daily life:
This assesses how the symptoms affect an individual's ability to perform daily activities and maintain their quality of life.
6. Onset of symptoms:
Documenting when the symptoms first appeared helps in understanding their progression.
7. Triggers or exacerbating factors:
Identifying what worsens or triggers the symptoms can guide treatment and avoidance strategies.
8. Relief or exacerbation with specific interventions:
It tracks whether certain treatments or interventions provide relief or worsen the symptoms.
9. Associated symptoms:
This item captures any additional symptoms that may be related to the primary complaint.
10. Family history of similar symptoms:
Family history can provide important genetic and environmental context for understanding the condition.