Lab Case 137

A 61 year old man presents to your ED complaining of feeling generally unwell for 3 days with abdominal pain and vomiting.

He has a temperature of 38 degrees, is pale, diaphoretic and looks unwell.

His blood results: Continue reading

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Lab Case 132

A 29 year old female presents to your ED complaining of crampy abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, polyuria and shortness of breath. She is 2 months post partum after normal vaginal delivery.

Vital signs:

BP  100/70

PR  100/min

RR 30/min

T  37

Her blood results show: Continue reading

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Lab Case 97

A 59 year old man presents to your ED with epigastric pain and vomiting. He is tender in the epigastrium with good bowel sounds.

He has been losing weight recently and complains of some vague backache over the lower thoracic spine .

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Lab Case 92

An 82 year old female is brought to your ED by ambulance which was called when the patients daughter noted that she was confused and hot.

The patient complains of abdominal pain and nausea.

Vitals:

BP 90/60

PR 110/min

T 38 degrees celcius

Blood results: Continue reading

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Lab Case 75

A 10 year old girl presents to your ED with a 1 day history of generalised abdominal pain and nausea. On examination she looks unwell and has generalised abdominal tenderness and guarding.

Vitals:

BP 88/50

Temp  34.5

PR 120/min

Wt 68kg

Her blood results are as follows: Continue reading

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