National Case Conference - January 2023
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- A 56-year-old man with a history of diabetes, hypertension, severe restrictive lung disease secondary to covid pneumonia presents with one day of fatigue, dyspnea on exertion, dry cough, and hypoxia (79% at home pulse oximetry). Patient states the symptoms began acutely, two hours after getting home from work the day prior. He reports that a few other co-workers have similar symptoms as him or they have nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting. He thinks a virus is going around his workplace.
- A 51-year-old man presents with a diffuse rash over the past 6 days that developed after he ingested a product for sexual stimulation called “royal honey” that he obtained at a local shop. His VS are normal and he is in no distress.
- A 2-year-old girl is extracted from underneath debris from a structural fire; she was found covered in soot and is pulseless. CPR is initiated and ROSCis achieved within minutes. She arrives to the ED with the following vital signs: BP, 95/58; HR, 130; RR, 28; SaO2, 100% on NRB; T, 98.6F. She is only responsive to pain and is promptly intubated.
Series Moderator: Lewis Nelson, MD, FACMT, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
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