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Acute Shortness Of Breath

Hx: A young male in his late 20’s presents with shortness of breath. He denies any past medical history and notes that symptoms only began a few days ago. He began with a cough that seemed to get severely worse a day or two ago. Despite his denial of other symptoms or history, he seems to have some difficulty recalling

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Respiratory Distress

Hx: 20 yo male presents in respiratory distress. History from the patient’s family is significant for worsening shortness of breath for a week. He has a history of some form of chronic lung disease that the family notes is not asthma, but is treated with bronchodilators and inhaled steroids. He has been using his home meds without relief for the past

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