QUESTIONNAIRE TO SCREEN FOR INFECTIVE FOCI

HISTORY EXAMINATION INVESTIGATION FOCI
Dysuria, Frequency, Nocturia
Flank pain
Recent bladder instrumentation/IDC
Suprapubic/Flank tenderness Urinalysis - leucocytes, nitrates, blood
MSU
UTI
Cough/Sputum
Dyspnea
Chest pain
Tachypnea
Decreased oxygenation
Focal chest findings
CXR abnormalities LRTI
Headache
Photophobia
Recent respiratory infection
Neck stiffness
Altered concious state
Seizures (esp. encephalitis)
Focal signs (if abscess)
CT brain
Lumbar puncture
CNS infections
Positional headache
Facial pain
Purulent rhinorrhea
Post-nasal drip
Maxillary dental pain
Sinus tenderness Sinus xrays Sinusitis
Otalgia
Ear discharge
Red, bulging drum   Otitis media
Non-specific GI symptoms
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation
Dysuria (adherent inflammatory mass to bladder)
Localised abdominal tenderness with peritonism Abdominal U/S
Abdominal CT
Intrabdominal infection
Perianal pain, swelling or discharge Rectal tenderness Rectal swab Perianal infection
Pelvic pain
PV discharge
Dyspareunia
Tampon use
Recent gynae instrumentation
STD risk factors
Cervical excitation
Adnexal tenderness/mass
Vaginal swab Gynaecological infection
Open sores/rashes
Recent skin trauma/surgical trauma
Skin inflammation   Cellulitis
Bone/Joint pain Bone tenderness
Decreased ROM
Joint swelling/tenderness
Joint aspirate Osteomyelitis
Septic arthritis
Septic bursitis