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A 57-year-old male presents to the Emergency Department with chest pain. He reports that the pain started about an hour after dinner, while he was working. He describes the pain as a “crushing pressure” located midsternal and radiating down his left arm and to his back. He rates the pain as a 6/10. On assessment, the patient is diaphoretic, pale, and complains of shortness of breath.

Additional information

Learner

Nursing

Contributor

Southeastern Illinois

Case Setting

Emergency Department

Specialty

Cardiology, Emergency medicine

Room Size

12×12

Language

English

Status

Not For Purchase