Unmasking the Silent Killer: A Case of Undiagnosed Ischaemic Heart Disease
Name: Mr. Tan Ah Hock
Background: Mr. Tan is a 54-year-old businessman who runs a local food stall in Singapore. He is married to Mrs. Tan, 51, a primary school teacher. They have two children: Tan Wei Ling, 24, a recent graduate working in IT, and Tan Wei Jie, 21, a university student. Mr. Tan has been attending the clinic regularly for management of hypertension and type 2 diabetes.
Opening Statement: Mr. Tan presents to the clinic complaining of recurrent episodes of chest discomfort and palpitations over the past month.