The following wrist and distal forearm x-rays are from a 35 year old woman experiencing wrist pain/swelling following a fall on her outstretched hand. What can be seen? Continue reading
69 year old male presents to your ED after two days of feeling generally unwell and feeling cold. His wife reports his temperature as being low (35.5) at home.
His history includes previous radical bladder and prostate resection due to bladder cancer. He has a history of recurrent UTI’s and recently completed a course of antibiotics.
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1. Renal Function
Urea 22.2, Creatinine 758, eGFR 4 – consistent with severe acute renal failure.
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The following proximal right humerus x-ray is from a 40 year old who experienced a minor fall and is tender over the insertion of the supraspinatus. What can you see?
This ECG is from a 70 yr old patient with a history of ischaemic heart disease complicated by ischaemic cardiomyopathy (LV ejection fraction of 27%) in has an AICD in situ.
The patient presented with worsening dysponea without chest pain.
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Interpretation for our ECG case of a 62 yr old male who presented complaining of palpitations for the preceding 4 hours. No significant medical history or medications.
Included is a bit of further reading on Atrial Flutter classifications and VT vs SVT.
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70 year old female presents with generalised weakness.
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The following x-ray images are from a 19 year old patient who was involved in a motor vehicle accident. What can you notice on the x-rays? Continue reading
This week’s ECG is from a 62 yr old male who presented complaining of palpitations for the preceding 4 hours. No significant medical history or medications.
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Clinical conclusion and interpretation on last week’s ECG case of a middle aged male who presented to the Emergency Department with abdominal pain.
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