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Recording a Health History: The Basics

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  • Be sure to note blood type and allergies
  • List all prescribed medications
  • Keep track of examination dates and results

What should I include when putting together my health history? What sorts of things should I keep track of? Here are guidelines to follow when writing out a health history.
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