Journal of Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care

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  • Case report - Medical Published: Oct 13, 2017

    A Heart Touched by “The Devil’s Tongue”: Near Fatal Pulmonary Embolism

    A 73–year old man with a history of hypertension, attended the emergency room presenting syncope, dyspnea, and chest tightness with inspiratory efforts. In emergency room the patient's mental status was obtunded, his heart rate was 84 beats per minute, respiratory rate 28 breaths per minute; oxygen saturation was 88% with…

    -Aaron B. Ortiz*, David C. Alonso, and Sergio S. Noguero