Capitalization Exercise

The patient is a 55-year-old African American, who speaks French and Chinese, presenting with a chief complain of chest pain. He has been having mild chest pain since early autumn, but it has been increasing recently, especially over the holidays. He has been taking Dyazide for blood pressure and also uses ibuprofen occasionally. On Sunday, New Year’s Day, he called his insurance company and was referred to South Side Hospital. The patient presented to the emergency department for evaluation and was noted to have T-wave inversions on his ECG. Chest x-ray showed no pneumonia or pulmonary edema.