Public Safety Training Facility
Monroe Community College
Rochester, New York
MCC Paramedic Program Case of the Month 03/00
The patient is an 48yo female found in a bank office where she is working. She is just recovering from a syncopal episode. She is cx and alert with a radial pulse of 62. She Suddenly becomes unconscious and you find a weak radial pulse of 150. You Quick-look her EKG and see the above
VS are: P-150 and irreg., BP- 0/0, Resp-16 and snoring, Skin color- pale.
The past history includes type II diabetes and gastrointestinal dysfunction as a result, a recent vaginal fungal infection.
HEENT: EYES: = and reactive to light, Ears: unremarkable Nose: unremarkable Throat: no JVD
Chest: Clear to auscultation bilaterally
ABD: Soft, nontender
EXTREM: = pulses, mae well, no edema
Based on the available data, Choose the correct items: (there are 3 correct answers)
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Updated: March 1, 2000