25 year old male presents with altered level of consciousness Continue reading
Tag Archives: Hypernatraemia
Lab Case 186
25 year old male with a background of quadriplegia (from previous motor MVA), presents to ED with altered level of consciousness. He has recently undergone surgery on him lower limbs to release strictures. The patient is not known to be diabetic.
Lab Case 169 – Interpretation
A 30 year old man present with altered mental state, severe life threatening hyperkalaemia, severe hyperthermia, hypotension and tachycardia. Continue reading
Lab Case 135 – Interpretation
75 year old NH resident presents following a fall at the nursing home.
He has severe hypernatraemia Continue reading
Lab Case 125 – Interpretation
A 70 year old man presents feeling unwell. His blood tests show: Continue reading
Lab Case 101 – Interpretation
An elderly man with critical illness, shock and hypoperfusion. His blood test shows: Continue reading
Lab Case 22 – Interpretation
Elderly male from nursing home presents critically unwell with severe hypernatraemia following a seizure.
1. Seizure and altered mental state – secondary to high sodium, intracranial haemorrhage, other.
2. Tachycardia and low blood pressure for age – shock, large fluid deficit
3. Life threatening hypernatraemia
4. Possible end of life situation Continue reading