The following chest x-rays are from a 40 year old with chest pain. What can be seen? Continue reading
A young man with acute pancreatitis presents with Continue reading
A 35 year old man presents to your ED with severe abdominal pain for the last 6 hours. His Lipase is 3158.
pCO2 55 mmHg
HCO3 22 mmHg
Na 145 (137-145 mmol/l)
K 3.6 (3.5-5 mmol/l)
Cl 109 (99-111 mmol/l)
Glu 6.5 (3.-6 mmol/l)
Lac 1.6 (<2 mmol/l)
Creat 73 ((<130 umol/l)
Describe and interpret the blood gas results
51 year old ciritically unwell man with shock and encephalopathy Continue reading
The following PA and lateral chest x-rays are from a 40 year old with epigastric and back pain. What can be seen? Continue reading
A 51 year old man is brought to your ED by his family. He has been slightly confused and also had diarrhoea and vomiting for the last three days.
The patient drinks about 3 litres of vodka per day. He has recently been started on Desvenlafaxine for depression.
He also has some visual hallucinations
On examination he looks jaundiced.
PR 120/min Continue reading
The following chest x-ray is from a 40 year old with right sided chest pain and dyspnoea. This x-ray has been taken the day after patient has had a chest drain insertion. What can be seen? Continue reading
72 year old with painful monoarthritis and signs of inflammation. Infection must be excluded. Continue reading