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.
HR 140/min, sinus
O2 sats 96 RA
A 49 year old man with NIDDM on Metformin is brought to the ED by his father. He was not seen for 2 days, father went to check on him and found him lying on the floor, confused and incoherent.
On arrival he was confused, not cooperative and looked unwell.
His blood tests:
A 16 year old boy is brought to your ED by the ambulance with abdominal pain, vomiting and shortness of breath.
He is pale, sweaty and looks unwell.
Vitals: BP 90/60, PR 110/min, T 38, RR 30/min
His blood results:
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Tagged abdominal pain, acid, base, emergency, emergency medicine, hypotension, shortness of braeth, tachycardia, tachypnoea, vomiting
A 26 year old man is brought to your ED by ambulance. He has had 3 days of fevers, sore throat and persistent vomiting. He looks unwell.
His blood results show:
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:
A 67 year old man is brought to your Emergency Department by ambulance. He is 7 days post right total knee replacement, complaining of feeling generally unwell and a painful right knee. He has had a previous cholecystectomy.
BP 120/60, PR 140-160/min irregular
Temp 40 RR 20/min, O2 sats 90% RA
Abdomen soft and non tender
Describe and interpret the following bloods: