Unformatted text preview: was placed and the oximeter is now reading normal oxygen levels. I think I would first perform an echocardiogram on the patient in order to have a picture to see exactly what we are dealing with. Also, before considering surgery of any kind, I would want to try some type of drug treatment for heart failure such as ACE inhibitor drugs or digitalis drugs ....
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- Spring '10
- Pleural friction rub, Dr. Smith, Oxygen saturation, ACE inhibitor, oxygen levels