Lab Case 21 – Interpretation


1. Critically unwell patient with septic shock

Source – Respiratory, other

2. Breast Cancer

Is patient on Chemotherapy – consider febrile Neutropaenia

Is there metastatic disease Continue reading

Lab Case 18

A 35 year old man is brought to your Emergency Department by ambulance following a suicide attempt. His wife found him in his car with the engine running at 7.30 am, he had connected a hose from his exhaust into the car. He was last seen at 7 am that same morning.

On examination :

GCS 14

BP 150/90

PR 99/min

Sats 97 – NP 4litres

Describe and Interpret his ABG ( after 5 minutes of 15 litres oxygen via non rebreather) Continue reading