UOTW #64

A 73 year old female presents with sudden onset of midsternal chest pain and shortness of breath. The pain is worse with deep respiration and does not radiate. The patient appears to be in severe pain and is diaphoretic.  BP 82/45 P 74 O2 sat 95% RA.

UOTW #63

78 yo female presents with an ankle injury that was sustained after a fall from standing. The patient has a history of severe pulmonary hypertension and CHF and is on 4L of nasal oxygen at all times. Orthopedics is requesting a sedation for reduction, but you are reluctant to perform this in the ED due to her […]