History of presenting illness

Weekly Workout December 5, 2022
ECG Basics & Fundamentals: the value of clinical decisions instruments and what to do when evaluating patients with a concerning chest pain story

A 68-year-old man with PMHx of HTN and cigarette smoking presents to the ED with severe central chest pain and mild shortness of breath for 1 hour. Pain is constant…

Weekly Workout November 27, 2022
The value of obtaining a thorough history of presenting illness in patients with chest pain

A 28-year-old man with no known past medical history presents to the emergency department with central chest pain after being elbowed in the chest while playing football. Pain radiates to…

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