Cases

Chest And Flank Pain

June 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: A 67 yo male complains of chest pain with shortness of breath. Pain is mid sternal pressure, non-radiating, and started this morning. There was some shortness of breath [...]

Headache and Syncope

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: A 34 yo female presents with headache and syncope. She is accompanied by family  who give most of the hx. The patient has a hx of daily migraines for which she takes [...]

23 yo With Chest Pain

June 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: A 23 yo male complains of chest pain. It has been present for 2 days, and intermittent. This morning he awoke feeling well but then developed 2/10 dull mid chest [...]

Chest Pain: A Repeat Visit

May 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: A 39 yo female complains of chest pain. It began today, is felt as a pressure in the mid chest with a sensation of heart racing, and is associated with shortness of [...]

Facial Injury

May 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: A prisoner in his mid 20’s presents with a facial injury. History from EMS is that the patient had a syncopal episode and hit his face on the edge of a sink sustaining [...]

Tongue Swelling

April 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: 62 yo female presents with tongue swelling. She notes she went to bed normally without symptoms. When she awoke, her tongue felt thick and throughout the morning it has [...]

Hip Pain Post Fall

April 12, 2017 // 2 Comments

Hx: A 25 yo male presents after falling at work. EMS reports that he fell approximately 8 ft from a ladder landing on his right side but without head injury. He complained of [...]

Headache and Vision Loss

April 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: 35 yo female complains of a severe headache. It is frontal, bilateral, and radiates to her whole head. It has been worsening for days and not responding to meds. She has [...]

Bad Mexican Food

April 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: A 50 yo woman arrives in the ED complaining of “eating bad Mexican food”. She was at a nearby restaurant when she experienced abdominal pain, but feels better and [...]

Neuro Defecits Post MVC

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hx: 60 yo male presents by EMS post MVC. According to EMS, the patient drove off the road and into a grove of trees. Another driver witnessed the accident and called EMS [...]