Lab Case 167

A 50 year old man is brought to your ED by ambulance. He complains of feeling unwell, fever, cough and difficulty breathing. He denies any chest pain or history of previous heart problems.

On examination he looks unwell, tachypnoeic and has very cold peripheries.


BP 150/90

HR 140/min, sinus

T 38

RR 26/min

O2 sats 96 RA Continue reading