This frontal chest x-ray is from a 43 year old with exacerbation of asthma. What can you glean from the x-ray? Continue reading
Elderly man, critically unwell.
An 82 year old man presents to your ED after a syncopal episode. He complains of abdominal pain and diarrhoea. On examination he has a heart rate of 105/min and a BP of 95/65. Rectal examination confirms black, foul smelling stool. His blood results are as follows:
The following chest x-rays are from a 72 year old who has a history of COAD, who has presented with a fever, cough and dyspnoea. What can you infer from the x-rays? Continue reading
1. Describe and Interpret
8 year old girl with oedema and dark urine presents with:
renal failure – Urea 12.1, Creat 101
evidence of infection – WCC 16, N 12.6
haematuria and pyruria on urinalysis – leucs>100, RBC>100 Continue reading
You are an Emergency Physician working in a rural hospital. You have seen an 8 year old girl who presents with facial oedema and dark urine. This is the second case you have seen in the last 3 days.
Her blood results are as follows: Continue reading
The following chest x-rays are from a 70 year old with severe chest and interscapular back pain. What can you conclude from the x-rays? Continue reading
1. Give 3 differentials:
Abortion – threatened, inevitable, incomplete, complete
Ruptured corpus luteum cyst
Others – less likely Continue reading
A 35 year old female presents to your Emergency department with vaginal bleeding and low abdominal pain. Her last normal menstrual period was 6 weeks ago. She is prone to recurrent vaginal spotting.
She looks anxious and distressed. Continue reading
The following OPG x-ray is from a 55 year old patient who has presented to the ED with a high fever and left-sided submandibular pain and swelling. Can you guess the cause? It is very subtle. Continue reading