The following chest x-ray is from an infant with increased work of breathing. What can be seen? Continue reading
30 year old man presented with right knee pain and swelling. Synovial fluid analysis revealed the following:
Volume 25 ml
Description: Turbid yellow
65 year old male, cardiac arrest at home, ambulance team achieved ROSC
His main diagnosis was an inferior stemi complicated by a few issues:
- Mild hyponatremia
- Moderate Hyperkalaemia
- High creatinine and urea consistent with renal impairment, with a high urea-to-creatinine ratio
- Low HCO3 consistent with metabolic acidosis
- High lactate dehydrogenase (LDH)
The following chest x-ray is from an 8 month old with coryzal illness & increased work of breathing. What can be seen? Continue reading
A 45-year-old man presents with vomiting and numbness on his fingers . He has CML and he is on chemotherapy. His blood biochemistry showed the following:
Na = 130 mmol/L
K = 6.8 mmol/L
PH = 7.30, that is mild acidaemia.
HCO3 = 16.6 mmol/L. So, we have metabolic acidosis.
Next, we need to calculate the anion gap and the compensation for this patient.