Lab Case 51

A previously well 38 yo man presents with a week of worsening vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain. On the day of presentation to the ED he has become drowsy and confused.

 

T       37 degrees Celsius

PR    110/min

BP    120/80 mmHg

GCS  12 (E3,V4,M5)

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FOAM Eye-Catchers 9: Early Goal Directed Therapy is Dead

Apologies for the recent hiatus in FOAM Eye-Catchers – have had my head down in fellowship exam study.

The big news of late is that the 3rd episode in the trilogy of multi-centre trials evaluating Early Goal Directed Therapy (EGDT) for septic shock has been released.

First we had PROCESS from the US, then came ARISE from Australia/NZ and now we have PROMISE from the UK.

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