You are reviewing a 16 year old girl who has taken an estimated 66-222mg/Kg overdose of her grandmothers SR Theophylline tablets 6 hours prior.
The following ankle x-rays are from a 12 year old with ankle pain & swelling following fall off a horse. What can be noticed? Continue reading
You are reviewing a 16 year old girl who has taken a 120mg/Kg overdose of her grandmothers theophylline tablets.
18-year-old girl presented after a large quantity of weight losing pills. Her blood gases showed the following:
PH = 7.659
pCO2 = 12.6 mmHg
This patient’s blood test showed high K level with low Mg and Ca levels.
Deranged electrolytes levels usually happen due to one of five reasons:
63 years old man presented with vertigo. His bloods showed the following:
Na = 136 mmol/L
K = 6.3 mmol/L
PH = 7.55, that is moderate alkalaemia.
PCO2 = 30 mmHg (Less than 40) so we have respiratory alkalosis.
28-year-old female doctor developed severe migraine episode after finishing night shifts. She vomited multiple times. Her venous blood gases showed the following:
PH = 7.55
PaCO2 = 30 mmHg
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A 83 year old male presents to ED after a syncopal episode. Below is the patients ECG