Clinical Scenarios - Resp and CV

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A 38 y.o. male patient comes in complaining of the worst headache he has ever had at the back of his head which came on suddenly whilst he was running. He also vomited before coming in. What should you do?
Urgent CT
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A 55y.o. M in hospital for a fractured leg presents with acute breathlessness, pleuritic chest pain, pyrexia, tachypnoea and syncope. ECG is normal other than tachycardia (110bpm). Complains of leg pain on deep palpation. What's the best diagnosis?
Pulmonary embolism
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60 y.o. obese M complains of sleepless nights + severe headache in the morning. He is sleepy and tired throughout the day. He lives alone. He is well and alert and sits comfortably. ECG = normal. RR = 14. Best diagnosis? Other investigations?
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
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A 55y.o. M in hospital for a fractured leg presents with acute breathlessness, pleuritic chest pain, pyrexia, tachypnoea and syncope. ECG is normal other than tachycardia (110bpm). Complains of leg pain on deep palpation. What's the best diagnosis?

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Pulmonary embolism

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60 y.o. obese M complains of sleepless nights + severe headache in the morning. He is sleepy and tired throughout the day. He lives alone. He is well and alert and sits comfortably. ECG = normal. RR = 14. Best diagnosis? Other investigations?

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