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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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75 year old NH resident presents following a fall at the nursing home.
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A 75 year old man is brought to your ED by ambulance after a fall at the nursing home he resides in. His GCs is 15 with normal vital signs.
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A young man is brought in by ambulance with severe hyperthermia, tachycardia and tachypnoea. This has a mortality rate of over 95% if not aggressively managed.
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You receive a call on the red phone. Young male, 24 years of age is coming in on a priority one with ongoing seizures. He has had 15mg midazolam without effect. You ask for more details and are given the following vitals: