These wrist x-rays are from a 45 year old with left wrist swelling and pain who sustained the injury in a motor vehicle accident. What can you observe in the x-rays?
The venous blood gas below is from a 29 yr old male who presented complaining of vomiting, dizziness and felling ‘vague’. You can also check out the patient’s ECG over at our ‘ECG of the Week’ blog here: ECG of … Continue reading
36 year old lady with a triple acid – base disorder: Severe high anion gap metabolic acidosis Normal anion gap metabolic alkalosis Respiratory acidosis pH very low => acidaemia Low HCO3, -ve BE => metabolic acidosis Anion gap = 20.5 … Continue reading
A 36 year old female presents to your ED with abdominal pain and vomiting for 4 days. She has a heavy alcohol intake. On examination she has epigastric and RUQ tenderness. Vitals : BP 110 systolic PR 125/min RR 24/min … Continue reading
These x-rays are from a 28 year old who has presented with forearm pain and deformity following a fall on his outstretched right hand. What can be seen?
A 7 year old unwell child presents with a diarrhoeal illness. Her FBC and UEC show anaemia, thrombocytopaenia and renal failure. There is evidence of infection ( elevated WCC). These results are classic of Haemolytic Uraemic syndrome Other DDX include: … Continue reading