the case. 34 year old female presents to ED with a 2 day history of worsening left-sided pleuritic chest pain associated with shortness of breath. There has been no associated cough, fever or sputum production. She is one week post-Caesarian section; an uncomplicated, elective procedure from which she has recovered well.
the case. a 43 year old male presents to your ED with a three day history of severe epigastric pain and recurrent vomiting. He has now become increasingly breathless and is complaining of severe retrosternal chest pain.
the case. 39 year old female presents to your Emergency Department with a four day history of a gradually worsening headache. Whilst she has a past history of migraines, this headache is much more severe and of different character to any migraine she has had previously.
the case. 72 year old male presents to your Emergency Department with a 4-5 hour history of palpitations. He appears well and has no associated symptoms.
the case. a 62 year old female is bought into your ED following a high-speed MVA. She has driven her car into telegraph pole at ~ 80km/hr.