Veterans Affairs Medical Center [chapter]

2010 Handbook of Disease Burdens and Quality of Life Measures  
A 67-year-old man presented to the emergency department with four days of nausea, vomiting, and chills. He was originally from the Philippines but lived in the United States for six years. His past medical history was notable for nephrolithiasis for which a ureteral stent had been placed and was subsequently removed three years prior. He reported no abdominal pain, diarrhea, dysuria, urinary frequency, hematuria, cough, headache, or fever. He was a retired high school teacher and a lifelong
more » ... and a lifelong nonsmoker.
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