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COMLEX-USA · Dimension 1 Categories


POPULATION HEALTH CONCEPTS AND PATIENTS WITH PRESENTATIONS RELATED TO HEALTH PROMOTION, CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT, AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Abnormal Findings
Anemia
Bacteriuria
ECG abnormalities
Electrolyte abnormalities
Heart sound abnormalities
Hepatitis
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperuricemia
Lead poisoning
Proteinuria

DISEASE DETECTION & MONITORING
AIDS/HIV
Anemia
Axial/appendicular skeletal somatic dysfunction
Breast cancer
Cardiac/ischemic disease
Colon cancer
Diabetes
Gallbladder disease
Gynecologic cancer
Hepatitis
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Immunologic disorders
Mental retardation
Obesity
Osteoporosis
Other cancer
Prostate cancer
Scoliosis
Sexually transmitted disease, known contact
Substance abuse
Tuberculosis

GENERAL CONCEPTS
Ethical/Legal principles
Practice management
Public health principles
Research and development

PHYSIOLOGIC PROCESSES
Aging physiology
Developmental milestones
Sexual development

SERVICES RENDERED
Contraception
Exercise/sports work-up
Genetic screening
Physical examination
Pre & postoperative care
Vaccinations against specific diseases

PATIENTS WITH PRESENTATIONS RELATED TO DIGESTION AND METABOLISM

DIGESTIVE DIFFICULTIES
Constipation
Diarrhea
Dysphagia/feeding problems/odynophagia
Encopresis
Nausea & vomiting
Weight gain/obesity
Weight loss

PATIENTS WITH PRESENTATIONS RELATED TO COGNITION, BEHAVIOR, SENSORY & CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEMS, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, AND VISCERAL AND SENSORY PAIN

COGNITIVE DIFFICULTIES
Anxiety
Behavioral disturbances
Confusion/disorientation
Dementia
Depression
Eating disorders
Learning difficulties
Life adjustment
Suicidal ideation

CONSCIOUSNESS ALTERATIONS
Amnesia
Brain concussion
Coma
Delirium
Sleep disturbances
Syncope

FATIGUE & WEAKNESS
Fatigue
Weakness

SENSORY & CNS DIFFICULTIES
Dizziness/vertigo
Hearing disorders
Olfactory disorders
Paralysis/paresis
Paresthesia
Seizures
Speech disorders
Tactile disorders
Taste disorders
Visual disorders
Voluntary & involuntary abnormal movements

SENSORY PAIN
Abdominal/pelvic pain
Anesthesia
Chest pain
Ear pain
Extremity pain
Eye pain
Face pain
Genital pain
Head pain
Mouth pain
Rectal pain
Throat pain

SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Alcohol abuse
Controlled substance abuse
Non-controlled drug abuse
Tobacco abuse

PATIENTS WITH PRESENTATIONS RELATED TO THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM, INCLUDING SOMATIC PAIN

MUSCULOSKELETAL DIFFICULTIES AND MUSCULAR PAIN
Back pain
Fasciculations
Gait disturbance/falls
Joint pain
Muscle spasms
Muscular atrophy
Myofascial pain
Neck pain
Spinal deformities

PATIENTS WITH PRESENTATIONS RELATED TO THE GENITOURINARY SYSTEM AND HUMAN SEXUALITY

GENITOURINARY DISORDERS/ISSUES
Anuria
Dyspareunia
Dysuria
Enuresis/incontinence
Erectile dysfunction
Infertility
Menstrual disorders
Oliguria
Polyuria
Priapism
Pyuria, non-infectious
Urinary frequency
Urinary hesitancy

PATIENTS WITH PRESENTATIONS RELATED TO CIRCULATION AND THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

BLEEDING
Hematemesis
Hematochezia/melena
Hematuria
Hemoptysis
Nasal bleeding
Systemic or non-defined
Transfusion practices
Vaginal (abnormal)

RESPIRATORY DIFFICULTIES
Airway obstruction
Cough
Dyspnea
Rate/rhythm abnormalities

PATIENTS WITH PRESENTATIONS RELATED TO THERMOREGULATION

Thermoregulation
Fever
Hypothermia

PATIENTS WITH PRESENTATIONS RELATED TO TRAUMA, MASSES, EDEMA, DISCHARGE, AND THE SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

DISCHARGE
Anal discharge
Ear discharge
Eye discharge
Nasal discharge
Nipple discharge
Penile discharge
Urethral discharge
Vaginal discharge

MASSES & EDEMA
Abdominal masses
Axillary masses
Breast masses
Chest/Lung masses
Edema
Extremity masses/swelling
Head/Neck masses/swelling
Joint masses/swelling
Pelvic masses
Rectal masses/swelling
Scrotal/Testicular masses/swelling

SKIN, NAIL & HAIR DISORDERS
Alopecia
Cyanosis/Pallor/Pigmentation disturbance
Gangrene
Jaundice
Nail Disorders
Lesions
Pruritus
Rash

TRAUMA
Burns
Child abuse
Crush injury/syndrome
Domestic abuse
Elder abuse
Motor vehicle collisions
Multiple trauma
Poisoning
Rape
Shock
Wounds

PATIENTS WITH PRESENTATIONS RELATED TO PREGNANCY, THE PERIPARTUM, AND THE NEONATAL PERIOD
Bleeding in pregnancy
Labor & delivery process
Lactation
Neonatal assessment
Neonatal complications
Normal obstetrics
Postpartum infections
Pregnancy complications
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