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46-year-old presents to the ER with a cough and fever. The one finding which will increase the probability (to almost 100%) for a diagnosis of pneumonia is asymmetrical chest expansion. You also understand, however, that normal (symmetrical) chest expansion in this patient means which of the following? Rules out the possibility of pneumonia Does not rule out the possibility of pneumonia Shifts the diagnosis to acute bronchitis Provides no information at all

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