EMS is called to the residence of a 43 year old female with a chief complaint of chest pain.
On arrival, the patient is found supine in bed.
She is alert and oriented to person, place, and time.
She is anxious and diaphoretic.
Past medical history: Hypertension Surgical history: One kidney removed (unknown reason) Medications: Azor
She denies shortness of breath and breath sounds are clear bilaterally.
Onset: 1 hour prior to EMS arrival Provoke: Nothing makes the pain better or worse Quality: Severe "pressure" Radiate: The pain radiates down the left arm Severity: 10/10 Time: No previous episodes of similar pain or pressure
Vital signs RR: 18 Pulse: 76 NIBP: 114/71 SpO2: 98 on RA