Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Congenital Heart Disease

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free board review question of the week on congenital heart disease

This week’s free board review question…A 7-week-old female infant presents with wheezing, coughing, and 2 episodes of nonbilious emesis. Examination reveals her vital signs as temperature (rectal): 98.96 °F (37.2 °C), pulse 168 beats/minute, respiratory rate 70 breaths/minute, blood pressure 126/86 mm Hg, and oxygen saturation 96% (breathing room air). The infant is fussy, though consolable, with moderate respiratory distress. … Read More