64 year old male presents to ED c/o 1 day history of cough and SOB. The symptoms started suddenly in the early hours of the morning.
56 year old male presents to ED after taking an unknown quantity of perindapril/indapamide combination 6 hours previously.
2 year old male BIB mother with a 24 hour history of fever, diarrhoea and vomiting. Continue reading
A 60 year old diabetic patient with confusion and vomiting.
His VBG shows Continue reading
A 60 year old male is brought to your Emergency Department by ambulance. On scene he was found with a GCS 12 and a BSL of 2.
On route he received 50mls of 50% dextrose ivi. He was vomiting profusely.
The history obtained from family (by paramedics) was that the patient was on a three day alcohol bender, which was not unusual. He was not english speaking. There was a history of malaena and oesophageal varices in the past.
He complained of Thoracic back pain and weakness
Vitals: GCS 15 BP 100/50 PR 120/min
T 35.8 RR 18/min O2 sats 99% RA
Describe and Interpret the following venous blood gas and results Continue reading