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An eight-year-old boy came with his mother to a local ED with pain in his lower left leg from a fall earlier that day.
An eight-year-old girl was brought to the ED with a groin injury from a bicycle accident.
The first documented assessment of the patient in the ED revealed a temperature of 97.9 degrees; pulse 53; respirations 20; blood pressure 147/77 mm Hg; oxygen saturation 97%.
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The patient claimed that the physician told him that the rectal bleeding was due to his diverticulosis and was not life threatening.
A 16-year-old girl was brought to the emergency department after sustaining a leg injury while playing soccer. X-rays revealed a right bimalleolar ankle fracture dislocation.
On June 1, a 35-year-old woman fell while stepping off a boat, injuring her chin, jaw, wrist, and hand. She went to an urgent-care clinic for treatment.
The patient sought treatment from a dermatologist for a scaly plaque on his scalp
A 62-year old man came to the ED with symptoms of a stroke.
A 72-year-old woman with a history of diabetes came to the ED due to pain in her left eye.
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A 35-year-old man came by ambulance to the ED reporting headache and dizziness.
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A 40-year-old man came to an internal medicine physician and reported feeling weak and tired.
A 77-year-old woman came to her family physician reporting a lump in her right breast.
A 40-year-old woman came to her ob-gyn for a well-woman visit and requested breast cancer susceptibility gene testing.
A 17-month-old girl was brought her pediatrician to complete vaccinations, a visit documented as “vaccines only.”
A 64-year-old woman came to the ED. She had undergone back surgery five days earlier.
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