Chest X-ray - Scenario 5
Clinical information

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Clinical information

Anne Johanssen is a 32 year old life long non-smoker with no significant medical history. She presented to the emergency department with a short history of unilateral chest pain without difficulty in breathing.

Examination findings

Pulse - 80 beats per minute at rest

Blood pressure - 120/80

Respiratory rate - 14 per minute

Peak Expiratory Flow (PEF) is 100% of predicted

She is able to speak in full sentences

You will be shown a chest radiograph.

You will be asked to present you findings and suggest management.

Page author: Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust UK (Read bio)

Last reviewed: January 2020