HISTORY AND PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONPatient Name: Scott ChandlerHospital No.: 11503Room No.: ICUDate of Admission: 12/10/2017Admitting Physician: Lynn Andrew, MDAdmitting Diagnosis: Pneumothorax right side.HISTORY: This 61-year-old white male patient with a history of severe end-stageCOPD presented to the ER with complains of acute SOD. The patient has a long history of COPD and smoking and is continue to smoke in spite of his respiratory problems. He does take bronchodilator at home, but has been fairly non-compliance in his care. He also uses home oxygen. He developed an acute onset dyspnoea this morning and was brought to the ER via ambulance. He has a history of collapsed lung in the past, but no history of hypertension or heart disease. PAST HISTORY: Surgeries included bronchoscopes several years ago and a collapsed lung in 1997 requiring chest tube insertion and ablation therapy. He also has a history of asthma.
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Pneumothorax, Scott Chandler