- Words: 3055
- Length: 11 Pages
- Topic: Psychology
- Paper #: 27276026
MARITAL STATUS: Single
OCCUPATION: College Student
CHIEF COMPLAINT: "I am scared. I feel like I can't catch my breath and my chest hurts."
Differential Diagnosis: There are a number of differential diagnoses for these presenting symptoms. The major ones will be explored here.
Myocardial infarction (MI), angina, acute coronary syndrome
Prodromal symptoms include fatigue, chest discomfort, or malaise in the days before the MI. A typical STEMI may occur without