Critically unwell patient with Continue reading
A 60 year old man is brought to your ED from a burning factory. He was found uncoscious in the building.
RR 8/min, O2 sats 99, on 15litres non rebreather
Describe and Interpret his ABG Continue reading
The following AP and lateral thoracolumbar junction x-rays are from a 38 year old man who has been involved in a MVA. What do you notice on the x-rays? Continue reading
48 year old with severe hyponatraemia, at risk of seizures Continue reading
A 48 year old man is referred in by his GP. He has been complaining of feeling generally unwell for 1 month with vague flu like illness. He has chronic neck pain and has just completed a course of Clarithromycin.
Describe and interpret Continue reading
This PA chest x-ray is from a 60 year old female patient who has presented with nonspecific right-sided chest pain. What can you see? (It is an incidental finding) Continue reading
This week’s ECG is from a 14yr old female who presents following an episode of palpitations and associated dizziness.
The ECG can be found at:
67 year old man presents 7 days post major surgery critically unwell. He has severe sepsis (high temp, compensated shock).
Having recently returned from the FOAM-ite mecca, SMACC GOLD, in this edition I take a look at just a few of the many highlights. Given there were frequently 3 speakers on at the same time, there were many talks that I missed so this is not an all inclusive list by any means. Continue reading
This supine abdominal x-ray is from a 68 year old patient who has presented with central abdominal pain and vomiting. There appears to be evidence of small bowel obstruction on the x-ray. Can you determine the cause? (It is very subtle). Continue reading