Cough in a 54-yr-old Man

History of Present Illness

A 54-yr-old man comes to the office because of a 3-day history of worsening cough that produces a moderate amount of yellowish, nonbloody sputum. He says the cough causes sharp pain in the right side of his chest, and the cough and pain have been causing difficulty sleeping. He has not had anything like this before.

Patient 001