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Seven Ways to Make Harassment Training More Effective
for the Health Care Industry
By Alex Merkulov, MD

History
A 31-year-old woman presented to her primary care physician with a three-day history of new onset, moderate-intensity, upper back pain, which was exacerbated with movements of the head. The patient denied chest pain. Blood oxygen saturation was normal. Physical exam was noncontributory. On review of systems, the patient denied shortness of breath, fatigue or poor exercise tolerance, palpitations, or lightheadedness. She had no family history of cardiomyopathy. The only medication the patient was taking was an oral contraceptive. A chest X-ray revealed an enlarged cardiac silhouette, and the patient was referred to cardiology. However, four days later, the patient presented to the emergency department with worsening back pain. Her D-dimer level was elevated, and she was referred for a CT angiogram (CTA) of the chest. Continue reading »
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