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onset: when and mechanism of injury
chronology: better or worse since onset, episodic, variable, constant
quality: sharp, dull
severity: pain rating
modifying factors: what aggravates or reduces symptoms- activities, postures, drugs
additional symptoms: unrelated or significant symptoms of the chief compliant
treatment: has patient seen another provider for this symptoms
 who was evaluated today as a f/u for recently obtained laboratory results, which were prompted by patient's admission to Brookdale overland park from saint luke's d/t acute metabolic encephalopathy and aspiration pneumonia. 

The status of the chronic diseases in the HPI refers to what the patient reports about their conditions. Are they having symptoms? What medications are they on? What does the patient say about managing their conditions at home?