Shortness of Breath Mnemonics

Shortness of Breath HAPISOCS

  • H: History of any pulmonary disease
  • A: Activity at onset
  • P: Pain upon inspiration
  • I: Infections fever/chills
  • S: Smoker years/packs
  • O: Orthopnea
  • C: Cough (Persistent)
  • S: Sputum Productive/color