Lab Case 169 – Interpretation

A 30 year old man present with altered mental state, severe life threatening hyperkalaemia, severe hyperthermia, hypotension and tachycardia. Continue reading

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Lab Case 169

A 30 year old man is brought to your ED after being found confused at a party. He has a history of anxiety and depression and is on medication.

Temp  39.5

BP 100/60

RR  30/min

PR 130/min

O2 sats 95 RA

His blood gas shows: Continue reading

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Lab Case 167

A 50 year old man is brought to your ED by ambulance. He complains of feeling unwell, fever, cough and difficulty breathing. He denies any chest pain or history of previous heart problems.

On examination he looks unwell, tachypnoeic and has very cold peripheries.

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BP 150/90

HR 140/min, sinus

T 38

RR 26/min

O2 sats 96 RA Continue reading

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Lab Case 165 – Interpretation

A 30 year old NIDDM is brought to your ED after being found with altered mental state following an argument with his partner.

He is unwell, has compensated shock requiring emergent management Continue reading

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Lab Case 165

A 30 year old man is brought to your ED by ambulance. He was found lying on his garage floor unconscious by his girlfriend after an earlier argument. He is a NIDDM on Metformin and has some psychological problems on Quetiapine.

The patient is a car enthusiast and works as a mechanic.

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