Try the Latest Interactive Medical Case

Posted by Karen Buckley • August 15th, 2012

In a new Interactive Medical Case, “Disconnected,” a 58-year-old white woman presented to the emergency department with palpitations and lightheadedness. While taking a shower that morning, she had sudden onset of lightheadedness, pain in the front of her chest when taking deep breaths, and mild shortness of breath. Her symptoms had resolved spontaneously, and she had gone to work, where the lightheadedness, palpitations, and chest pain . . . .

What diagnostic and management steps do you choose? Receive feedback on your choices and learn more about her condition and optimal treatment steps when you explore this case now at

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