Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: ER doctors

  • Case of the authentic chest pain thought too good to be true

    Michael DaleyChicago, Illinois, United States Mr. Bob Stevenson was fifty-one and had a history of intravenous drug abuse. He was sent to our emergency department on a Friday afternoon from the local detention center, with a chief complaint of chest pain. He said he had been watching television when he suddenly developed a crushing left…