More Thumping

Cardiovascular System


Step 1: View Clinicals

{"ops":[{"insert":"A 61 year old man complains of a \u0022fluttering feeling\u0022 in his chest for the last hour. He is mildly anxious, but denies dizziness or faintishness. No other symptoms are present. He has experienced several such episodes over the last 2 months.\n\nHe was diagnosed with hypertension 10 years ago, but was poorly compliant with his treatment. He does not smoke and only drinks socially.\n\nA full blood count and electrolytes are found to be normal.\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"insert":{"image":"\/storage\/case-images\/pd\/PD-M-152_en.png"}},{"insert":"\n"}]}

Step 2: Order Relevant Investigations

1. ECG
2. Chest X-Ray
3. Thyroid profile
4. Echocardiogram

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