A 51-Year-Old Man with Shortness of Breath and ‘Burning’ in His Chest

The patient is a 51-year-old man with shortness of breath and an intermittent burning sensation in his chest. His symptoms began 2 days ago. Upon exam, you find: General: Alert and oriented Lungs: CTAB Cardiovascular: RRR without murmur, rub, or gallop Abdomen: Soft and NT without r/r/g View the ECG and consider what the diagnosis and next steps would be. Resolution of the case is described on the next page.

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