Lab case 156

A 27 year old man is brought to your ED after being found collapsed at home. On examination he has a GCS of 7 (E1,V2,M4)

Observations on 8 litres Hudson mask:

PR 105/min

RR 38/min

T 37

BP 130/80

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Lab Case 155

A 6 year old is brought in by ambulance on a P1 due to a GCS of 9.

Mum found him on the floor of the lounge unresponsive. She thinks he was quite stiff at the time and had urinated. She did not witness any jerky movements.

He was unwell for 2-3 days with a cough, runny nose and fevers, saw the GP today and was prescribed amoxicillin.

On arrival:

GCS 9

T  37.2

HR  125/min

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Lab Case 13

A 60 year old man is brought to your ED from a burning factory. He was found uncoscious in the building.

His Observations:

PR 115/min

BP 100/60

RR 8/min, O2 sats 99, on 15litres non rebreather

GCS 6

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