CASE AND ANALYSIS BY EVERETT SCHLAM, MD, Author at Clinical Advisor

CASE AND ANALYSIS BY EVERETT SCHLAM, MD

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Chest pressure and shortness of breath in a recuperating older patient

A patient on the mend suddenly develops cardiovascular problems. The patient, a 73-year-old white woman, was recuperating uneventfully from surgery for diverticular disease. Ms. C was on the rehabilitation unit, receiving physical therapy and doing well. Early one morning, as we entered her room during rounds, she took us by surprise when she complained of…

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