A 60-year-old man is brought to the ER complaining of acute
chest pain. He was mowing his lawn when he suddenly felt ill. He went indoors
to tell his wife, and she called 911. The patient is breathing rapidly while
breathing supplemental oxygen through a nasal cannula.
1. What questions should the interviewer ask the patient
about his chest pain?
2. What other symptoms should the interviewer ask the
3. What clinical problems may explain the chest pain?