Case 30

February 4, 2021

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Patient #30 is 84 years old with a past medical history of dementia, hyperlipidemia, s/p pacemaker placement, cirrhosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and hypertension with protein losing nephropathy. The patient was admitted with acute respiratory failure. Chest x-ray showed bilateral atypical infiltrates and fibrotic scarring in the right upper lobe. A […]

Case 29

February 4, 2021

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Patient #29 was a 61-year-old female with past medical history significant for hypertension, obesity who was admitted to the hospital from a nursing home with difficulty breathing for one day. Initial assessment in the emergency department found her to be in respiratory failure due to Covid19 pneumonia and in shock. She was intubated due to […]