Lab Case 11

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

On examination:


Chest clear

Abdomen soft and non tender

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