Respiratory Series: Case 1

A 6-year old boy comes to hospital, short of breath and describes tightness over the precordium. Her symptoms started when she was doing physical education at school.
Upon auscultation of her lung fields, you note loud biphasic wheezing and decreased air entry.

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Cardiology Series: Case 7

A 62-year old patient comes to your clinic complaining of frequent headaches at the back of the head, particularly in the morning. She describes lightheadedness and occasional buzzing at the ears. These symptoms had started over the last month.
You decide to set up a 24-hour blood pressure monitor. You find that she had a constant systolic of 165 mmHg and a diastolic of 105 mmHg. She was diagnosed with hypertension. … More Cardiology Series: Case 7