Mr. Smith is a 66 yo male who is presenting to the ED complaining of chest pain and shortness of breath...Read More
Mr. Smith is a 38 yo male w/ PMH significant for IVDA, HTN, DM2 and abdominal stab wound 1 week ago s/p open repair w/ partial bowel resection who is presenting with abdominal pain x3 days. Pain is non-radiating, dull, and has been increasing in intensity since onset. Pt. states that...Read More
76 yo female presents to the ED from nursing home via BLS ambulance with altered mental status and BP of 68/12, HR 132 (a fib on monitor), and a temp of 102.3...Read More
Chief Complaint: Altered Mental Status/GSW
HPI/Patient Presentation: e.g. John Doe is a 22yo male presenting with AMS after what appears to be a gunshot wound to the right chest at the 4th ICS. He was brought into the ED via...Read More
Patient with PMH unknown to you is found unresponsive on a medical floor in the hospital.
- check pulse and responsiveness simultaneously.
- pulse is absent: begin chest compressions and simultaneously place defibrillation pads and turn on the monitor
- once connected...