Imaging Case of the Week 555
Neonate with increased work of breathing. What can be seen on the chest x-ray? Continue reading
Lab case 408
32 year old asthmatic lady presented to the emergency department with shortness of breath for few days. Her venous blood gases showed the following:
PH = 7.53
pCO2 = 25 mmHg
Lab case 407 interpretation
PH = 7.12, that is moderate to severe acidaemia.
HCO3 = 7 mmol/L. So, we have metabolic acidosis.
Lab case 407
56 year old man with background of type 2 DM. Presented after a fall at home. He was presyncopal with blood pressure of 60/50 and pulse rate of 50/ min. (Normal sinus rhythm).
His Arterial blood gases (on 3L Oxygen)showed the following:
PH = 7.12
Lab case 406 interepretation
PH = 7.56, that is moderate alkalaemia
HCO3 = 38.4 mmol/L, so we have metabolic alkalosis.
Next, we will calculate the compensation. For metabolic alkalosis we use the following equation:
Imaging Case of the Week 554 Answer
Imaging Case of the Week 553 Answer
The chest x-ray shows Continue reading
Imaging Case of the Week 552 Answer
The chest x-ray shows bilateral skin folds simulating pneumothoraces. Continue reading
Imaging Case of the Week 554
The following chest x-ray is from an adult with irregular heart beat. What can be seen? Continue reading