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Jacob Mendes DA COSTA 680

Jacob Da Costa

Jacob Mendez Da Costa (1833-1900) was an American physician. Eponymously affiliated with Da Costa Syndrome (1871) and Leuchonychia striata
ICE -Ian’s clinical emergencies 340

ICE 013: Marathon runner develops chest pain

A 36 year old man has just completed a marathon. He develops chest heaviness, shortness of breath, nausea and feels dizzy and faint. He has no known past medical history and considers himself to be in excellent health, regularly competing in long distance running events.
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Cocaine-related Chest Pain

Cocaine is a recreational drug with sympathomimetic effects in additional to being a sodium channel blocker. Cocaine can induce acute coronary syndromes through vasoconstriction, atheroma rupture and/ or dissection
CCC Critical Care Compendium 680

Chest pain DDx

The approach to non-traumatic chest pain requires the early recognition and exclusion of potential life threats, then further consideration of other causes.

Quick Case #05

the case. a 42 year old male presents via ambulance with chest pain following an motor vehicle accident.

a game changer…

The case. A 76 year old female presents to ED after being repeated assaulted by her aggressive, demented husband, including punches, kicks and attempted strangulation. She has a past medical history of hypertension & GORD and takes telmisartan, amlodipine &…