Feb 21, 2021
Written By: Caleb Dusdal - PGY-1 FM Calgary
Reviewed By: Chris Cochrane - PGY-1 FM Medicine Hat
Given an appropriate history of chest pain suggestive of herpes zoster infection, hiatal hernia, reflux, esophageal spasm, infections, or peptic ulcer disease:
a) Propose the diagnosis.
b) Do an appropriate work-up/follow-up to confirm the suspected diagnosis.
Given a suspected diagnosis of pulmonary embolism:
a) Do not rule out the diagnosis solely on the basis of a test with low sensitivity and specificity