General approach to snake bite Continue reading
Describe your general approach to a patient with a suspected snakebite.
A 37 year old man presents after a multidrug overdose, 20 hours post ingestion. His Paracetamol level at 20 hours was 43 with a normal ALT Continue reading
A 37 year old man presents 20 hours after an overdose of 20 paracetamol tablets, 20 Ibuprofen tablets and 2.5 grams of Quetiapine.
His Paractemol nomogram is attached Continue reading
A 27 year old female with probable type II poly glandular autoimmune syndrome presents critically unwell with.. Continue reading
A 27 year old female presents to your ED with a 2 day history of sore throat, cough and fevers. She has a history of “endocrine problems/ auto immune disease” and is on insulin and thyroxine. She also has Coeliac disease.
Her blood results: Continue reading
A 32 year old Aboriginal woman presents to the ED with lethargy. She is previously well, and has not been seen by medical services for the previous 10 years.
Her VBG reveals: Continue reading
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
A 34 year old female with chronic underlying lung disease presents with a life threatening exacerbation of her respiratory disease. Continue reading
A 34 year old female presents with acute shortness of breath. She is usually on home oxygen and has the use of a BiPAP machine.
She was born at 28 weeks, smokes and is obese
Her venous gas shows: Continue reading