Robert Caron is a 57-year-old male admitted to the medical unit this morning with shortness of breath, mild chest pain which increases with deep breaths, and mild fever. Symptoms increased in severity requiring intubation. His last set of vitals post-intubation were: T 38.2, HR 120, BP 110/60, and SPO2 95% FiO2 50%. The RT will provide the vent settings.
He’s currently sedated with fentanyl and midazolam. He also received rocuronium during induction. He had a nasopharyngeal swab for COVID-19, results pending. He is a full code. Hist past medical history includes HTN, BPH, and type 2 diabetes. His wife is at home and the physical is calling her right now to update her on the patient’s condition and transfer to the ICU.