In the middle of the night, a young male with no significant past medical history presented from a local detention facility with an unusual chief complaint – entrapment of his right hand in the cell’s stainless steel toilet basin.
A 50-year-old male with a past medical history of ulcerative colitis on azathioprine and mesalamine, Clostridium difficile colitis, and hernia repair, presented to the emergency department (ED) with a chief complaint of abdominal pain, nausea and diarrhea.
A 43-year-old man presented to the emergency department (ED) by ambulance 12 hours after intentionally ingesting an estimated eight fluid ounces of Daconil® fungicide concentrate (29.6% chlorothalonil) and 16 ounces of a domestic multi-surface cleaner (Mr. Clean® with Febreze Freshness Antibacterial Spray; primary active ingredient ≤5% 3-butoxypropan-2-ol).
A 64-year-old male presented with complaints of one month of falls and two years of progressive lower extremity weakness, urinary incontinence, bowel incontinence and back pain without numbness or erectile dysfunction.
A 30-year-old male with no significant past medical history presented to the emergency department (ED) complaining of a bite wound to his penis that had occurred approximately one hour prior to arrival.
A 69-year-old man with a past medical history of untreated hypertension, chronic back pain, and heavy smoking was brought in by ambulance to a community emergency department (ED) for severe bilateral leg pain and paraplegia.
A 90-year-old male presented to the ED with the complaint of right hip pain and deformity, which occurred while attempting to raise his right leg out of bed approximately two hours prior to his arrival.
A 33-year-old female with a history of mild intermittent asthma was sent from a mental and behavioral healthcare facility for evaluation of acute dyspnea. Her dyspnea began three hours prior to arrival and was associated with chest tightness, which she described as similar to previous asthma exacerbations.
An 86-year-old female presented to the emergency department (ED) after sustaining a head injury following a mechanical ground-level fall. Upon interviewing the family, it was determined that the patient was taking dabigatran.
A 48-year-old Hispanic male presented to the ED complaining of palpitations, shortness of breath, generalized abdominal pain, and lightheadedness for eight hours with worsening symptoms in the preceding two hours.
A 60-year-old morbidly obese Caucasian female with a past medical history of coronary artery disease, pulmonary embolism, and deep vein thrombosis presented to the emergency department (ED) complaining of excruciating pain associated with scattered ecchymoses.
A 70-year-old female with a medical history of coronary artery disease (CAD), type II diabetes, and three-vessel coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) presented to the emergency department (ED) for dyspnea and productive cough.